200 Alabama Bicentennial

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“To the Thinking Men of Alabama”

This newspaper article is an appeal to voters in Alabama who were struggling with the adoption of the new Constitution. The author argues that Alabamians should not be distracted by the appeals of those in high office or esteem, since it was they who in many ways got Alabama in the condition that it was in.

Creator: Montgomery Daily State Sentinel
Date: 1868 January 30
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper article

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 9
Grade 5: Standard(s) 12
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 4 5
Grade 10: Standard(s) 15
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 5 6 7

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