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devotion to that cause for which they here gave the last full measure of devotion – that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that the nation, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people by the people for the people, shall not perish from the earth. President Abraham Lincoln Answer the questions. QUESTION ANSWER 1. Use textual clues to define consecrate. make or declared something 2. Use textual clues to define vain. didn't achieve nothing 3. Notice that Mr. Lincoln uses the word “nation” repeatedly, but never uses the word “union.” Assess why Mr. Lincoln used the word nation instead of union .
4. Slavery is not mentioned in the Gettysburg Address. Determine why Mr. Lincoln didn’t use the word slavery. How
is slavery implied in his speech?
5. What is the great task remaining before
us ? Part II: Sherman’s Special Field Order 120 Background: General W.T. Sherman gave his troops Special Field Order 120 before his famous March to the Sea. Below you will find sections four-seven of that order. Headquarters Military Division of the Mississippi, In the Field, Kingston, Georgia, November 9, 1864 IV. The army will forage liberally on the country during the march. To this end, each brigade

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