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The illustration shows both northern and southern points of view. What groups are represented in the northern point of view? What groups are represented in the southern point of view?
What issues do each group from the North raise? What issues do each group from the South raise?
What issues would you place under a tree of liberty for the United States today? Explain your choices.
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