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Name:Jay HamptonDate:11/19/2021School:Tuscaloosa County HighFacilitator:Merritt6.07 Speech AnalysisTotal Points: 26Read the following and the questions in complete sentences.Part I: The Gettysburg AddressBackground: President Lincoln wrote down five different versions of the Gettysburg Address.The versions are similar and it is unknown what exact words were on that day in Gettysburg.Hewrote the different versions for people who asked for a copy and for charitable purposes.Thefollowing is a transcript of the John Nicolay copy, one of Mr. Lincoln's private secretaries.Transcript of Gettysburg Address (1863)Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a newnation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that “all men are createdequal.”Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether thatnation, or anynation soconceived, and so dedicated, can long endure.We are met on a great battle field of thatwar.We have come to dedicate a portion of it, as a final resting place for those who diedhere, that thenation might live.This we may, in all propriety do.But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate – we cannotconsecrate – we cannot hallow,this ground – The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have hallowed it, farabove our poor power to add or detract.The world will little note, nor long rememberwhat we say here; while it can never forget what they didhere.It is rather for us, theliving, to stand here, we here be dedicated to thegreat task remaining before us – that,from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here,gave the last full measure of devotion – that we here highly resolve these dead shall nothave died invain; that thenation, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government

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Abraham Lincoln, president Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address,

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