Essays Tagged: "Gettysburg Address"

ABRAHAM LINCOLN. A review of the book "The Words That Remade America" by Garry Wills

America" by Garry Wills is truly a remarkable document. In one sweep, it covers all aspects of the Gettysburg Address: physical and intellectual events leading to the address, the great power of the ... ly reach toward it. The second level of opinion occurs when Lincoln is placed side by side with the Gettysburg Address. Now Abraham Lincoln takes on a new face. When Lincoln is coupled with such an et ...

(3 pages) 117 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Abraham Lincoln the Man. What were his achievements?

haracter and big heart is shown clearly when he announces the Emancipation Proclamation, the famous Gettysburg Address and keeping the nation together after years of civil war."Lincoln during the begi ... incoln's passionate personality is shown visibly when he was summoned to deliver the forever-famous Gettysburg Address.Although Lincoln's speech was fairly short, it is something to remember forever. ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Great Emancipator? The controversy of whether or not Abraham Lincoln deserves all the credit for "freeing" the slaves.

ouglas' works). Abraham Lincoln had moral objections to the slave system, which is indicated in the Gettysburg Address, yet his duty to the union became his primary and only objective, and his actions ... orse by any ill-judged or ill-timed effort to make freedom for all men reign, as he spoke of in the Gettysburg Address, unless it was necessary. His fear that any public abolitionist moves might drive ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Essay on Martin Luther Kings's "I Have a Dream" speech

is own time, are the same opening words of conceivably America's other most recognized lecture; the Gettysburg Address. King's mannerisms regarding his public speaking are well-placed literary devices ...

(8 pages) 263 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The battle of Gettysburg, which was a turnign point of the US Civil War.

The Battle of Gettysburg"The Turning Point of the Civil War"Goerge Meade General Robert E. LeeIn 1863, the small t ... s had a great influence on society not only in the past, but also in the present day. The Battle of Gettysburg was not only a turning point in the war, but was also the turning point for slaves in the ... July 3rd, 1863 the most famous and most important Civil War Battle took place in the small town of Gettysburg Pennsylvania. The Confederates under Robert E. Lee advanced on the Union in hopes of taki ...

(5 pages) 159 0 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Message of the Gettysburg Address

The Message of the Gettysburg AddressIn 1863, the sixteenth President of the United States found himself engulfed by a ... equired a well thought out motivational presentation. He found that opportunity with the address at Gettysburg. President Lincoln knew his people were dissatisfied with the loss of so many comrades an ... usbands, and sons were worth the efforts to restore the land of the free. The statement made in the Gettysburg Address to the people was a perfect example and in essence the embodiment of perfect comm ...

(4 pages) 131 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Dr. Martin Luther King is an important figure of black history,

on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Dr. King, using religious language and "the Gettysburg Address" of Lincoln, is trying to stop all the racial injustices that were happening in t ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Basic values of democracy

preme authority rests with the people. The word democracy all started when Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg address to the nation. The Gettysburg address was "government of the people, by the peopl ...

(2 pages) 40 1 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Compare the three speeches (The Gettysburg Address, St Crispin's Day Speech, We Go To Liberate Not To Conquer)

greatest threat for Lincoln was the American Civil War. Most historians consider that the battle of Gettysburg was the turning point for the American Civil War (the battle of Gettysburg ended on 4th J ... asked to deliver "a few appropriate remarks" at the ceremony dedicating a military cemetery at the Gettysburg battle site. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address has - despite its brevity -become the most memo ...

(8 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Declaration Of Independance Analysis.

cerned with preserving the Union and reuniting the United States. However, after his reading of the Gettysburg address the more prominent concern came to be the freeing of slaves from the South. His G ... ourselves to the unfinished work of preserving our nation. Then saying they have all gathered here (Gettysburg) to honor our loved ones and heroes for dying so that our nation can live on. It is only ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Critical Study on Abraham Lincoln's "The Ghettysburg Adress" and Martin Luther King's "I have a Dream" Speeches.

turalism reading and by looking through different contextual windows, we can give Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address and Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream speech', innumerous permutations of mean ... g is drawn from the most powerful people in society. As the North has just won a decisive battle at Gettysburg, Lincoln's people became the dominant group, and he was rendered an icon. As a consequenc ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Gettysburg Address and analysis

the earth.AnalysisThe speech was delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863. This was during the American Civil War, four and a h ... vember 19, 1863. This was during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg. The speech was written as a dedication to the soldiers that died in the Battle of Gettys ...

(2 pages) 72 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Killer Angels": An overview and the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg

er Angels" depicts in great detail the events that occurred at and preceded the civil war battle of Gettysburg. Shaara goes to great lengths in order to accurately depict each soldiers' struggles, and ... 63 while making sure that we "can never forget what they did here" like stated in Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.Michael Shaara begins his story on Monday June 29, 1863, with a journey of a spy ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Book Review: "Lincoln at Gettysburg" by Garry Wills

haracter and big heart is shown clearly when he announces the Emancipation Proclamation, the famous Gettysburg Address and keeping the nation together after years of civil war. Garry Wills in his book ... ing the nation together after years of civil war. Garry Wills in his book gives his insights of the Gettysburg Address to the reader concerning of a great deal of the man known as Abraham Lincoln, the ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Lesson Before Dying

rvis has become a changed man. He has read works of a man that he felt "failed" at giving his Gettysburg Address, and his eyes were opened through the writings of his dead son. Although he still ...

(5 pages) 1102 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An In-Depth Comparison Of Jefferson's Declaration Of Independence And Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

Examples of these skills are clearly found in Jefferson's Declaration of Independence and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, for each of these documents is a solid, memorable piece in style and historical ... desire. Abraham Lincoln too, unifies his audience with his eloquent streams of words in the Gettysburg Address. He explains to the reader that "our fathers..." were the ones to create a new, l ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Time travel. Perhaps one of man’s most perplexing mysteries. Is

er to talk about going different places in time? If one could go back to listen to Lincoln give the Gettysburg address, or watch Babe Ruth point out to the outfield and hit home run number 60, would t ...

(3 pages) 619 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A God’s Nation

As Abraham Lincoln?s was trying to express his feelings about Civil War in his famous Gettysburg Address, he closed his speech with these words: ?we here highly resolve that these dead s ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Essay in speech format on Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" and Abraham lincoln's "Gettysburg Address".

o establishing a relationship with their audience. The speeches “I have a Dream”, and The Gettysburg Address, although performed to entirely different audiences in different contexts, share ... equality and freedom for man. Lincoln’s speech came as a eulogy to those lost at the battle of Gettysburg. At the time America was at civil war and the restless crowd was desperate for inspiratio ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech Analysis

ors, alliteration and anaphora, most notably "I Have a Dream". He made references to the Bible, the Gettysburg Address and the Declaration of Independence which helped people relate to other notable e ...

(3 pages) 73 1 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History