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  1. Lincoln-Douglas Debate

  2. Speaking Order and Times Affirmative Constructive 6 min Cross-Ex by Negative 3 min Negative Constructive 7 min Cross-Ex by Affirmative 3 min First Affirmative Rebuttal 4 min Negative Rebuttal 6 min Second Affirmative Rebuttal 3 min

  3. The case must include: • Value • Criterion • Definitions • Arguments

  4. Value • A universally held principle that the debater advocates in order to affirm or negate the resolution. • Example: justice

  5. Criterion • The standard by which the debater achieves the value that he/she presents. It is a measuring stick. • Example: How is the value of justice achieved? By ensuring equality before the law.

  6. Definitions • These may be given by the affirmative to clarify terms in the resolution that are ambiguous. • Every word does not need to be defined. • Sometimes the negative will offer a counter-definition if they disagree with affirmative’s interpretation of the word.

  7. Arguments/Contentions • These are the reasons the debater gives in support of the position presented. • Each speaker will typically have 3 contentions.

  8. Planning Copy outline on pg.175-176

  9. Types of Propositions • Propositions are statements or declarations that something is so. • Fact Propositions • Value Propositions • Policy Propositions

  10. Distinguishing Types of Propositions • Read pg. 156-159 • Take notes on each type of proposition

  11. Choose a Topic • Go to the class web page, click on Lincoln-Douglas • Write down your top 3 choices