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Building a Nation: Writing Speeches

Student Handout 5

Choose a speaker to represent your group or region's most famous "Father/Mother of Confederation."

Work together to write a speech to the class. It must include the items below:

Why we hope for a new Confederation  
What we hope to get out of Confederation  
What we can give to Confederation  
What type of government we would like to see  
Three rights we think are the most important and should be included in the new charter of rights  

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