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Increasing importance of Lincoln"s Gettysburg address

by Henry E. Luhrs

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Published by Lincoln Publishers in Shippensburg, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Text of an address given before the Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Hotel Gettysburg, on the 87th anniversary of Lincoln"s Gettysburg address.

StatementHenry E. Luhrs
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25388795M
OCLC/WorldCa15527540

Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is a classic and a piece of history that defines the United States of America. While it doesn't detail out the entire civil war, Lincoln's words are masterful. This particular kindle edition could use a formatting update as it was hard to read, although I know most of the book Reviews:   On 19 November, we commemorate the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in 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, people regard the former as one of the most famous speeches in American history; the latter largely forgotten.

  Mr. T in DC/Flickr. One-hundred and fifty years ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. It has been celebrated by successive generations of Americans ever since. Why was the battle of Gettysburg important? When was the Gettysburg address speech originally set to be given? October 2nd. When did Abraham Lincoln get assassinated? Ap the same day the civil war ended. What time does the phrase "four scores and seven years ago reference?

The words of President Abraham Lincoln in the Gettysburg Address are as relevant and meaningful today as they were in In this handsomely illustrated book, Michael McCurdy's art extends the power and force of Lincoln's speech, imbuing it with an excitement and energy that will ignite the interest of readers of all ages. With a foreword by one of America's preeminent historians, Garry. It was told to be more important than the battle itself, so it was very important, in other words in a book called Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln by Roy P. Basler. Asked in Gettysburg Address.


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President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Novemberat the official dedication ceremony for the National Cemetery of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.

Lincoln. The Gettysburg Address book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for Increasing importance of Lincolns Gettysburg address book. It is one of the best and most important speeches ever given in my opinion. It has so much meaning and something that every one should read and study at least once.

"The Gettysburg Adress", by Abraham Lincoln, is a very good book for many /5. On NovemPresident Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most famous speeches in American history. His brief, yet powerful, Gettysburg Address described the United States as being at a pivotal crossroads.

The United States, Lincoln said, would either fall apart or continue on as a stronger and more truly free nation. The Gettysburg Address is considered a pivotal moment in the way Americans viewed themselves and their government.

A phrase Lincoln uses at the end of the speech — "a government of the people, by the people, for the people" — was a new interpretation of American government and : Tiffany Connors.

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President Abraham Lincoln at the dedication (Novem ) of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the site of one of the decisive battles of the American Civil War (July).

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Will's Lincoln at Gettysburg was a well-written and a very engaging book that I was fortunate to have finished reading one month before the th anniversary of Lincoln's by:   In fact, two people testified that Lincoln's speech was mainly composed in Washington, before he left for Gettysburg.

Though we call Lincoln's text the Gettysburg Address, that title clearly belongs to [Edward] Everett. Lincoln's contribution, labeled "remarks," was intended to make the dedication formal (somewhat like ribbon-cutting at modern Author: Richard Nordquist.

Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War aside, great stuff has already been written on the Gettysburg Address. That made my work, from the start, a little shifty and unfocused.

But then a bit of a "eureka" moment completely transformed the writing process. The Gettysburg Address has this elegant chronological structure. Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America written by Garry Wills and published by Simon & Schuster inwon the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism.

The book uses Lincoln's notably short speech at Gettysburg to examine his rhetoric overall. In particular, Wills compares Lincoln's speech to Edward Everett's. The New York Times does refer to the speech as "the late President Lincoln's celebrated Gettysburg Address" in a May 3,article [source: New York Times].

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In November ofat the height of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most well-known speeches in it only lasted two minutes, the Gettysburg Address eloquently expressed the pressing need to instill the principle of human equality in a divided nation.1/5(2).

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[Lincoln steps onto the field at Gettysburg and produces a speech.] Four score and seven years ago, [A cannonball whooshes overhead.] our. Abraham Lincoln, THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS 19 November After a three-day battle against the Union army at Gettysburg, Robert E. LeeÕs Confederate Army retreated on July 4th The battle was not only a major turning point in favor of the Union Army but was also the largest and.

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