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    by saying‚ “new birth of freedom”‚ it is good to look at all of the Gettysburg Address and the context it includes‚ historically. It is important to keep in mind that Lincoln’s common thread‚ throughout the address is comparing and contrasting war with the American nation. The key message within that thread is “all mean are created equal” hence‚ the Declaration of Independence. How this all unfolds in the Gettysburg Address is as follows: First‚ Lincoln lays the “groundwork” so to speak by mentioning

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    The Gettysburg Address Gettysburg‚ Pennsylvania November 19‚ 1863 On June 1‚ 1865‚ Senator Charles Sumner commented on what is now considered the most famous speech by President Abraham Lincoln. In his eulogy on the slain president‚ he called it a "monumental act." He said Lincoln was mistaken that "the world will little note‚ nor long remember what we say here." Rather‚ the Bostonian remarked‚ "The world noted at once what he said‚ and will never cease to remember it. The battle itself was

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    thought President Lincoln would abolish slavery in America. The speech was given on November 19‚ 1863 in Gettysburg‚ Pennsylvania. The Gettysburg Address changed the course of the Civil war because of its location‚ message‚ and significance. The location of the Gettysburg Address greatly impacted the importance to the speech. The address was given in Gettysburg‚ Pennsylvania after the battle of Gettysburg. The battle was one of the bloodiest and most crucial battles of the Civil war. Twenty three thousand

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    The Gettysburg Address In the beginning of The Gettysburg Address‚ Abraham Lincoln stated that this nation is founded on the principle that all men are created equal. His speech revolves around the idea that we should not consecrate this battlefield but make certain that the great loss of lives is made worthwhile by creating massive reforms in the government so it fights for the wellbeing of all people. The Gettysburg Address is similar to Letter from Birmingham Jail in that both of them are

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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

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    Thoughts On Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Powerful Impact Right off the bat‚ Abraham Lincoln is letting us know exactly what he believes and where he stands. He’s telling us that this great nation was originally formed with the idea of liberty and equality among men in mind. President Lincoln was a man of great integrity and passion. His words moved most people of his time and still‚ to this day‚ move most us when we read his words. Yet‚ right now--as I type this‚ racism and inequality

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    national holiday: “They are the gracious gifts if the Most High God‚ who‚ while dealing with us in anger for our sins‚ hath nevertheless‚ remembered mercy” (Sandler‚ 62). During the Battle of Gettysburg‚ he said he had no fears of losing because he knew God would take care of everything. During his Gettysburg Address‚ he realized that our nation was one nation under God. Before he left Springfield to go to Washington‚ D.C.‚ he gave a speech. He said‚ “Without the assistance of that Devine Being…I cannot

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    The Gettysburg Address: An Analysis On 19 November‚ we commemorate the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in 1863. In one of the first posts on this blog‚ I compared Lincoln’s two-minute address with the two-hour oration by Edward Everett on the same occasion. Today the former is universally regarded as one of the most famous speeches in American history; the latter is largely forgotten. Indeed‚ Everett himself recognized the genius of Lincoln’s speech in a note that he sent to

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    Gettysburg Address Rhetorical Analysis The 16th President of the United States of America‚ Abraham Lincoln‚ in his speech‚ The Gettysburg Address‚ recounts the tragedy of the Civil War and the fight for the removal of slavery. Lincoln’s purpose is to state the importance of winning the war along with the importance of liberty‚ freedom‚ and equality. He creates a somber commemorative tone throughout the speech in order to show how serious he is about equality and freedom for everyone. Lincoln

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    Gettysburg Address” Text Dependent Questions 1) “Four score and seven years ago” refers to 87 years ago‚ so he refers to the year 1776. This establishes the tone to be poetic and earnest. 2) The term “proposition” means changing statement or proposal. 3) To “die in vain” is to die for no reason‚ and it refers to the soldiers. 4) The phrase “the last full measure of devotion” refers to the highest level for the love of their[soldiers’] nation. This shapes the tone by adding love and passion

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