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On the Irrepressible Conflict by William Henry Seward
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Reply to William Henry Seward by Jefferson Davis
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Speech at Hartford Connecticut by Abraham Lincoln
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Address at Cooper Institute by Abraham Lincoln
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What the Black Man Wants by Frederick Douglas
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First Inaugural Address by William J. Clinton
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First Inaugural Address by William McKinley
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Inaugural Address by William Howard Taft
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The Emancipation Proclamation
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Lincoln-Douglas Debate Two (Freeport); Douglas's Opening Remarks
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Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln
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Lincoln-Douglas Debate Three (Jonesboro); Lincoln Opening Remarks
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Inaugural Address by William Henry Harrison
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Second Inaugural Address by William McKinley
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Second Inaugural Address by William J. Clinton
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Lincoln-Douglas Debates Seven (Alton); Douglas Rebuttal
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"Is it a Fraud?" Editorial.
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Lincoln-Douglas Debates Four (Charleston); Douglas Opening Remarks
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Letter to Varina Howell Davis by Jefferson Davis
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