Diagramming Sentences

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Sentences from the United States Constitution

 
Amendment 15: The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
Lesson 13: A phrasal preposition consists of more than one word and functions as a single preposition. Examples of phrasal prepositions are according to, because of, in accordance with, in spite of, and by means of. In Amendment 15, on account of is a phrasal preposition.
Apologia pro descriptione mea: For a comment about the function of to vote in the expression right to vote, see Amentment 1.
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