Based on structural elements, what type of expository text does this excerpt from a 1917 Congressional address by President Woodrow Wilson exemplify? I am not now thinking of the loss of property involved, immense and serious as that is, but only of the wanton and wholesale destruction of the lives of non-combatants, men, women, and children, engaged in pursuits which have always, even in the darkest periods of modern history, been deemed innocent and legitimate. Property can be paid for; the lives of peaceful and innocent people cannot be. persuasive essay creative nonfiction news article
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