“Cornerstone” Speech

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Stephens, Vice President of the Confederate States of America, describes improvements of governance under the Confederate States of America (CSA) constitution and provides reasons for the Southern states’ secession. While reading, students should pay attention to which devices the speaker uses to grasp his audience. This text is for 6th-12th grade students.

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