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Professor: Mary HighCAS100C25 October 2019Lesson 8 assignment: Part OneAbraham Lincoln gave his second Inaugural Address on March 4, 1865. A little over amonth later, the civil war would end on April 9, 1865. In the beginning of the speech, hehighlights his first inaugural address and how at the time everyone had tried to avoid theinevitable. He explains how a large part of the civil war was a direct result of the souths abundantslave population and their willingness to protect their right to own slaves. However, even thoughboth sides had an indifference towards each other, they shared in an axiology of values bypraying to the same God. He uses quotations from scripture, in order to help him adapt to theaudience and magnify his ethos. Lincoln gives a direct scripture quote in an almost prophetic manner in order to explainwhy the civil war happened. (Lincoln 1865), "Woe unto the world because of offenses; for itmust needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh."Hecompares American slavery as one of those offenses and describes the woe as the terrible warboth the North and South fought over. By using scripture as a comparison to why the civil war