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  • The Message of the Gettysburg Address

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    The Message of the Gettysburg Address In 1863, the sixteenth President of the United States found himself engulfed by a horrific civil war and in leading his people to victory, Abraham Lincoln found himself in a predicament that required a well thought out motivational presentation. He found that opportunity with the address at Gettysburg. President Lincoln knew his people were dissatisfied with the loss of so many comrades and knew there must be a way he could prove that the lives of so many fallen

  • Essay On The Gettysburg Address

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    how the people of the U.S treated African Americans as well as give them right to own land and vote. He also wrote and delivered the Gettysburg Address, this speech gave people much to think about. The Gettysburg Address also gave many ideas that they soon put into perspective. The speech, Gettysburg Address, was written in Gettysburg Pennsylvania after the Gettysburg battle. According to Civil War Can Trust, this battle was between the union led by George G. Meade and the confederates led by Robert

  • The Gettysburg Address Analysis

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    Civil War consisted of much loss and a significantly divided nation; however, it also served as an opportunity for President Lincoln to remind the people of their nation’s foundation of equality and unity. He gave this reminder through the “Gettysburg Address,” which even today remains a strong example of the values that the forefathers of the United States founded the nation on. The context of this speech was during a time of bloodshed and hatred, which portrays how it was a turning point in the

  • The Impact Of The Gettysburg Address

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    Probably the Civil War, slavery, his assassination, and the Gettysburg Address, right? Well the Gettysburg Address is a historical artifact that has a huge impact on how American culture and society are today. The Gettysburg Address contributed to the Civil Rights Movement and helped Lincoln put new amendments in effect. Over the years since the speech was given, The United States has changed dramatically. Today the Gettysburg Address is kept at the National Museum of American History in Washington

  • The Legacy Of The Gettysburg Address

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    1861.During this war president, Abraham Lincoln was in charge. This war lasted four bloody years, many people died and as a response in 1862, Lincoln gave a motivational speech to his people, to not give up and fight for their freedom. The Gettysburg address was a speech that could be

  • The Gettysburg Address

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    to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to honor the soldiers who died in battle and to rally the America when we were a nation that appeared to be coming apart at the seams. It was his most important speech at a time when Union Soldiers had suffered tremendous losses, and he needed them to fight on. Lincoln’s goal was to highlight the freedom, liberty, and equality that Americans were fighting and dying for, and to recognize that the sacrifice of tremendous human loss was worth the fight. The Gettysburg Address

  • The Gettysburg Address

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    The Impact of the Gettysburg Address on the United States The speech we now know as the Gettysburg Address was given to consecrate the fallen soldiers in the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. It is known as one of the most influential speeches ever and has been recognized in hindsight as pivotal in the outcome of the war. Its brevity and poetry emphasized America’s original dream, the importance of equality, and the opportunity for a new birth of freedom, a message which continues to be of relevance

  • Abraham Lincoln And The Gettysburg Address

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    land and vote. He also wrote and delivered the Gettysburg Address, this speech gave people much to think about. The Gettysburg Address also put many ideas that many cannot imagine ito perspective. The Gettysburg Address was written by the 16th president it is a speech written for the public, the speech explains how all men should be equal and how those who serve our country should not be held as slaves. Abraham Lincoln, the writer of the Gettysburg Address, grew up in Kentucky where there was no education

  • Gettysburg Speech : The Gettysburg Address

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    President delivered one of the most influential speeches of all time; The Gettysburg Address. On November 19, 1863, four months after the Battle at Gettysburg former President Abraham Lincoln addressed the weary soldiers, the deceased soldiers’ family members, and many other citizens that traveled far and wide to attend the dedication ceremony. The dedication was for the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, in the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over 20,000 people were in attendance, they witnessed

  • The Gettysburg Address By Johnathon Hennessey

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    “Four Score and Seven Years Ago” is one of the most famously well-known statements in American History. This was the opening line to The Gettysburg Address given by Abraham Lincoln on November 9th in 1863. This speech was given during the Civil War, with the Unionists on one side and the Secessionists on the other. America was one of the very few countries in which slavery was still legal. The Unionists (northern states), were supporters of the United States federal government and wanted to abolish

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