A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Gettysburg Address By Abraham Lincoln

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The Gettysburg address was a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln and is now one of the best-known in American history. President Abraham Lincoln gave his final remarks for the fallen soldiers on November 19, 1863, which was four months after the defeat of the Confederate army. The ceremony was held at the battlefield of Gettysburg which was partially turned into a cemetery for the fallen soldiers. In this speech Lincoln referenced the founding fathers and what they intended for this country and its people. He expressed that “all men are created equal” which was addressed in the declaration of independence and he reminded the people of the purpose to which the soldiers fought for” freedom, equality and nation unity.