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  • Publication Date: 1858
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 12
  • Approx. Reading Time: 15 minutes
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House Divided Speech

"A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand."Speech in Acceptance of Nomination as United States Senator, Made at the Close of the Republican State Convention, Springfield, Ill. June 16, 1858.Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Convention: If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tend...
  • Annotated Full Text
  • Publication Date: 1858
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 12
  • Approx. Reading Time: 15 minutes