What was the purpose of the Gettysburg address ?

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  1. i think to end the revolutionary war and gain independence

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  2. Good heavens, no, Triston. The Revolutionary War ended more than 80 years before this speech.

    See what Lincoln said about his purpose.

    Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg

    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
    Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived, and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met here on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of it as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

    But in a larger sense we can not dedicate - we can not consecrate - we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled, here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but can never forget what they did here.

    It is for us, the living, rather to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they have, thus far, so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here 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 that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

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    Ms. Sue
  3. I am not going to give you the exact answer but I am going to help you first read the book and text next ask for help and if that don't I help you they did it too help the fallen soldiers.

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  4. oh and here's the answers cdbdc

    But do you believe me?

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  5. You are correct. Except that the answer for number 4 is b not d.

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  6. Anon is right except for number 4 it is actually b. I just took the check with both answers and got a 100%

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