The Gettysburg Address, now regarded as one of the most important speeches in United States history, was the written creation of one man and was not universally praised upon its delivery.
5 - 12
Social Studies, Storytelling, U.S. History
The short length of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address was unusual for the time. It was preceded by a two-hour long speech. Despite this, Lincoln's speech has had an impact that has lasted to this day.
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May 20, 2022
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