On June 16, 1858 more than 1,000 delegates to the Republican state convention gathered in ...

Listen to Lincoln: Politics of acrimony still challenge us – Alton Telegraph

On June 16, 1858 more than 1,000 delegates to the Republican state convention gathered in Springfield, Illinois to nominate Abraham Lincoln as their party’s candidate for the U.S. Senate.Lincoln’s acceptance speech included the celebrated assertion…

 

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