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Name:Date:School:Facilitator:6.07 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 is exact words were on that day in Gettysburg.He wrote 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 that nation, or any nation 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 the nation might live.This we may, in all propriety do.But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate – we cannot consecrate – 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 in can never forget what they did here.It is rather for us, theliving, to stand here, we here be dedicated to the great 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 not© ACCESS Virtual Learning 2020

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