Who is Responsible for the War?

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This is a speech delivered by Alexander H. Stephens at the Secession Convention in Georgia on January 31, 1861. Stephens’ speech attempts to place blame for the Civil War. Students should pay attention to how the speaker’s imagery and language helps him achieve his overall purpose. This text is for 9th-12th grade students.

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Laws of North Carolina (1822)

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