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Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, Rebecca Sjonger

Label
Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, Rebecca Sjonger
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
resource.biographical
contains biographical information
Illustrations
illustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages: 10-14+Grades: 7 to 8
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Abraham Lincoln
Nature of contents
bibliography
Responsibility statement
Rebecca Sjonger
Series statement
Deconstructing powerful speeches
Sub title
The Gettysburg Address
Summary
"Brief and inspiring, the Gettysburg Address is one of the best-known and most revered speeches in American history. Given on the battlefield at Gettysburg by US President Abraham Lincoln, the speech reaffirms the cause of liberty at a crucial turning point in the Civil War. Readers are introduced to the social and political circumstances of the time, the significance of the bloody battle at Gettysburg, and Lincoln's masterful skill at writing memorable speeches"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Persuasive primary sources -- Words and meaning -- Analyzing perspectives -- Influences then and now
Target audience
juvenile
Classification