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The “Great Triumvirate” of Clay, Webster and Calhoun were only the most famous of a long list of political orators in the 1830s and 1840s. How did political speakers become popular “entertainers?” Locate and read an example of early nineteenth century political oratory. Could speakers of this kind appeal to a modern audience?

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