Lincoln at Gettysburg
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This paper provides a brief analysis of Gary Wills' contention that the speech provided by Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg remade America by altering the "all men are equal" principle to become a domestic ideology that provided Americans a mission and also undermines slavery.
From the Paper:"The words of Abraham Lincoln delivered at Gettysburg were ones that, from the perspective of Gary Wills, remade America. Wills goes on to add that in the crucible of the occasion, Lincoln distilled the meaning of the war of the nation's purpose of the remaining task in a statement that is straightforward and magical. In his address at Gettysburg, a succinct direct ...-word speech, Lincoln successfully connected the cherished principles of the Declaration of Independence with those of the American people, including all men..."
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Lincoln at Gettysburg (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/article-review/lincoln-at-gettysburg-125456/
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