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Context of The Great Union speech of Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the southern Confederacy. : There are many well-meaning men in the party called "Democrats, " who, through party spirit, have allowed themselves to seem to be committed in favor of the "Peace-and-Secession" doctrine of the men whom they have permitted to become their "leaders." To such men we recommend a careful perusal of the following extract from a speech made by Alexander H. Stephens, before a convention of the people of Georgia, called to consider the propriety of secession. ... Mr. Stephens said:--This step once taken could never be recalled .., (electronic resource)
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