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They also helped him campaign. In 1846, Lincoln ran for Congress against Democrat Peter Cartwright. Cartwright was a Methodist circuit rider, a traveling preacher who spent time in several different towns throughout the year. Because of Cartwright’s connection with religion, Lincoln’s own religious beliefs became an issue in the campaign. Lincoln was accused of condemning Christianity because he was not a practicing Christian. Many people grew skeptical of his different view of God and faith. Lincoln replied to the public’s concerns in a letter published as a handbill.
Lincoln was an eloquent debater. He challenged the logic of slavery and questioned the legal basis for it. Douglas billed himself as not necessarily pro-slavery but in favor of letting states decide the issue for themselves. Political cartoonists drew mocking pictures of Lincoln and Douglas debating. The images usually depicted Lincoln as ridiculously long and thin with his characteristic stovepipe hat and Douglas as short and toad-like with flapping coattails. The entire state was caught up in the dramatic exchanges.
He understood that his decision might lead to a split between the states, but • 53 • Border States The following states had strong ties to both the North and the South: Delaware Kentucky Maryland Missouri Virginia West Virginia (split from Virginia in 1863) Union States Thirteen states were considered part of the Union, or North: Connecticut Illinois Indiana Iowa Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire New Jersey New York Ohio Pennsylvania Rhode Island Vermont Essential Lives he believed that a compromise would only delay the inevitable.