Gettysburg Address

272 Words.


272 of the most significant words in America’s Story. Memorize them. Recite them with understanding.

When we are in Gettysburg in April of 2018, we will stand close to where Lincoln himself stood when he delivered the speech in November of 1863, and repeat his words.

Click here for a printable PDF of the Gettysburg Address.

Click here for a Quizlet someone created to help with memorizing the Gettysburg Address.

Click here for the Gettysburg Address broken down into small portions to help with memorization.

Click here for an Interactive Gettysburg Address @ The Smithsonian.

Click here for other helpful tools.

Analyzing the Gettysburg Address

Click here for Doc’s GoogleSlides.

Behind the Scenes: Experience Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

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Check out the Smithsonian’s “Interactive: Seeking Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg Address”

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Check out Ken Burns’s Learn the Address Challenge.

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Stephen Colbert reciting the Gettysburg Address:

Gregory Peck — you’ll come to know him as Atticus Finch — reciting the Gettysburg Address:

From Ken Burns’s documentary on The Civil War:

Gettysburg Address Resources:


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