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Documents in Detail: Alexander Stephens’ “Cornerstone” Speech

January 12, 2021

by Jeremy Gypton

Alexander Stephens. Public domain, from the National Archives.

Join us for another DiD webinar, on 17 FEB 2021 at 7pm ET, focusing on Alexander Stephens’ “Cornerstone” Speech, in which he laid out the reasons for Southern secession and the role of slavery in the creation of the (rogue) government.  All attendees of the live program will receive a certificate for two hours of continuing education time.


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