Stephen Arnold Douglas


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Noun1.Stephen Arnold Douglas - United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slaveryStephen Arnold Douglas - United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
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Stephen Arnold Douglas (April 23, 1813--June 3, 1861) was an American politician from Brandon, Vermont and the designer of the Kansas--Nebraska Act.