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CONTENTS

PART I.

AMERICAN ORATORS

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ORATORY
Josiah Quincy

The Evils of the Embargo Act

John Randolph

The Tariff and the Constitution

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Burr and Blennerhassett

Henry Clay

The American System

The Horrors of Civil War

Robert Y. Hayne

South Carolina and the Union

Daniel Webster

The Reply to Hayne

The Secret of Murder

John C. Calhoun

South Carolina and the Union

John Quincy Adams

A Eulogy of Lafayette
Edward Everett

The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Declaration
Rufus Choate

A Panegyric of Webster
Thomas H. Benton

Spanning the Continent
Thomas Corwin

The Dismemberment of Mexico
John J. Crittenden

The Strong Against the Weak
Thomas F. Marshall

The States and the Central Government

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Abraham Lincoln

John Brown and Republicanism

The Gettysburg Address

The Second Inaugural

Stephen A. Douglas .

Slavery in the Territories
Thaddeus Stevens

Fanaticism and Liberty
Jefferson Davis

Relations of North and South

Alexander H. Stephens

Separate as Billows, but One as the Sea

Robert Toombs

The Creed of Secession

Charles Sumner

The True Grandeur of Nations

William H. Seward .

America's True Greatness

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John W. Daniel

Dedication of the Washington Monument

Benjamin H. Hill

A Plea for Union
Lucius Q. C. Lamar

Sumner and the South

George F. Hoar

The Ordinance of 1787

John J. Ingalls

The Undiscovered Country
Roscoe Conkling

The Nomination of Grant
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The Sermon on the Mount

Carl Schurz

Amnesty for the Conquered

Benjamin Harrison

Inaugural Address

William McKinley

The Agencies of Modern Prosperity

Albert J. Beveridge

Eulogy of the Republican Party

The Republic Never Retreats
Joseph H. Choate

Farragut at Mobile

Our Pilgrim Mothers

Henry W. Grady

The New South

Henry C. Lodge

A Party on Live Issues

Joseph B. Foraker

The United States under McKinley

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William G. Brownlow

The Union and the Constitution

Tribulations in Tennessee

Robert Collyer

Stopping at Haran

Thomas DeWitt Talmage

The Upper Forces in American History
Henry Codman Potter

The Heroism of the Unknown

Frank W. Gunsaulus

The Tapestry of Anglo-Saxon Civilization

Dwight L. Moody

God is Love

Joseph Story

The Destiny of the Indian

Hasty Work is 'Prentice Work

Sergeant S. Prentiss

The Pilgrims

Wendell Phillips

John Brown and Liberty

Clear Vision versus Education
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man the Reformer
George W. Curtis

Wendell Phillips and his Life Labor
Joseph Cook

Efficient but not Sufficient

John B. Gough

The Temperance Cause

Robert J. Ingersoll

Blaine the Plumed Knight

At his Brother's Grave

Henry Armitt Brown

Men's Progress and Problems

Henry Watterson

A Vision of American History

The Puritan and the Cavalier

Charles Francis Adams

The Veterans of Gettysburg
Grover Cleveland

Manual Training for the Colored Race

Booker T. Washington

Çast Down Your Bucket Where You Are

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