Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Gettysburg Address

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    greatest crises, the President at the time, Abraham Lincoln, delivered a speech that became one of his most famous addresses of all time. His speech carried two primary purposes; reunification and remembrance. The structure of the address was to remind people of the past, get them to reflect on present events, and get them thinking about the future. He filled his words with emotion, asking the people to take the sacrifices of brave men to heart. Abraham Lincoln's desire for the reunification of the

  • Impact Of The Gettysburg Address

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    years ago, Abraham Lincoln stepped out onto a muddy field with the intention of giving a speech meant to change America. Despite all the doubts the Northern States had about whether the cost of the Civil War was worth it, Lincoln traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and dedicated the land. He called upon Americans to continue the fight these soldiers died for, and in doing this, he required them to redeem the liberty and nationalism that our country was founded on. As a result, Lincoln joined the

  • Springfield Home History

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    the most extensive collection of Abraham Lincoln artifacts. The third capital Illinois, Springfield has many historical buildings about our late 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. The Old State Capitol, Abraham Lincoln’s home, and Presidential Museum and Library are featured in the historic town. Visiting the significant historical buildings of Springfield and viewing the genuine artifacts of distinguished museums will help you take a step back into Abraham Lincoln time. The Old State Capitol of

  • Why Illinois Is Such An Important Place To Me

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    The reason why Illinois is such an important place to me is, because it was my hometown and it was where I moved from to Virginia. I feel that this place gives me a sense of happiness, because it is where most of my friends and family are. To begin, Forsyth, Illinois was my hometown. It was where I was born and where I was raised most all my life. I went to a small school district called Maroa-Forsyth. It was where I attended school until the end of middle school. I went through school with the

  • The Words of President Lincoln Essay

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    Many of the greatest presidential speeches were delivered during times of conflict. During his presidency, Lincoln spoke multiple times in regards to the Civil War. Shortly after being elected, Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, which was followed by many more speeches including his second inaugural address. Both the Gettysburg Address and Lincoln’s second inaugural clearly display how Lincoln’s style of writing evokes emotion, and rally’s the audience. Not only were his words meaningful at

  • Kansas: The Magical Land Of Kansas

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    Capitol in Topeka contains murals sculpted by native John Steuart. It also features a statue of Abraham Lincoln as well as other sculptures. Known as “The Statehouse”, this impressive building can be toured by visitors, who can even take a 300-step trek to the dome,

  • Pledge Of Allegiance

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    PRO: Should “Under God” Remain in the Pledge of Allegiance? “Under God” was added into the Pledge of Allegiance to promote unity and respect for our founding fathers, who visioned a government based on christianity, and the show respect for the role that faith in God has had in the formation of our country. Religion has been shown since the beginning of the history of the United states, when the pilgrims first came here to escape religious persecution in Europe. One of their main goals in coming

  • John F. Kennedy’s Assassination

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    Over fifty years have passed since the assassination of John F. Kennedy and still it is one of the most talked about assassinations of all time. “JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas” (“The White House”). John and his wife, Jacqueline, were riding in an open top car down the streets of Dealey Plaza when the President John Kennedy was shot and killed. This event traumatized many Americans, “Over 66% of people in America believe that the assassination was part of

  • “Forgive Your Enemies, But Never Forget Their Names.” –John

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    “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” –John F Kennedy This quote was said by a man who was once someone that the American people would call the 35th President of the United States. John F. Kennedy was a very young President, as well as a very good looking president. Women would swoon over the idea of John F. Kennedy but also be jealous of his wife that he was married to at the time. John F. Kennedy is well known for his affair with Marilyn Monroe the world’s leading bombshell blonde

  • The Most Controversial American Presidents

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    Contents Argument 2 Chapter I. George Washington 4 I.1 Early life 4 I.2 Presidency 5 I.3 Retirement and death 6 Chapter II. Abraham Lincoln 7 II.1 Early life and education 7 II.2 Presidency and the Civil War 8 II.3 Assassination 13 Chapter III. J. F. Kennedy 15 III.1 Early life and education 15 III.2 Presidency 17 III.3 Assassination 19 Chapter IV. Richard Nixon 21 IV.1 Early life and education 21 IV.2 Presidency 22 IV.3 Death and funeral 23 Chapter V. Theodore Roosevelt 24 V.1