summary of the address, Abraham Lincoln announced that the war has hit a turning point in the civil war.
the main general at Gettysburg.
President during Gettysburg and gave the famous address Gettysburg address.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
November 19, 1863
What do I feel was achieved by the speech: is that the people now know they have this war under control.
What do I feel the audience wanted in the speech: To know when this war is going to be over?
What rewards could be gained from this speech? More respect toward the union army and president.
Why is the speech valuable? Because it was addressed by a famous president who is now deceased.
What can the speech include to improve its value for today? It could include the details of casualties and how much they won by.
Witch words or phrases produce visual imagery? ‘Seven years ago are fathers brought upon are continent a new nation.
Does the speech evoke strong emotions or feelings why? Yes because they are at a turning point and that means stuff is going to start changing.
Witch key phrases or terms produce feelings? The living and dead men on the battlefield are hollowed.
Witch special literary techniques are used? He made it very short and very good.