This 1-page handout provides the original American Speech transcript (excerpt) as well as the document image for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of American documents and, in this case, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in 1863 during the Civil War. Includes a significance wrap-up question in which students utilize all of the information to explain the significance of the speech.
Answer Key is Provided!
All images and other primary sources collected from Library of Congress, National Archives or public domain.
Document image is not clear for text reading as all text is in reading block, but is provided for students to see actual document and to evaluate larger content such as dates and format.
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