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About "Preseason: Introduction to Lincoln-Douglas Debate"
This preseason material was released in July 2018. It gives a foundational understanding of this particular event that Monument specializes in. To receive more preseason (and free) material, visit our Preseason and Free Material page.
This preseason download emphasizes Lincoln-Douglas Debate. The event’s namesake comes from Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas from the 1860s. Most refer to Lincoln-Douglas as “LD” debate, or perhaps “values” debate. This preseason document introduces you to the most exciting competitive event of Lincoln-Douglas Debate. We are going to cover:
- Simple Explanation of Lincoln-Douglas Debate
- The Structure of Lincoln-Douglas Debate
- Leagues and Resolutions for Season 19
- Resources for Members
- Note to Parents
- Sample Download
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Coach Jeub is owner and lead publisher of Monument Publishing. He has been coaching since the mid-90s as well as providing the leading source material for speakers and debaters in multiple leagues. Mr. Jeub currently coaches speech and debate at Monument Academy where he also teaches 7th grade English, and he runs a Patreon page for his most recent writing projects.