Abraham Lincoln and Main Political Parties Essay

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1. There were two main political parties in Lincoln's time: the Democrats and the Republicans. Lincoln was a Republican. Why do you think the Chicago Times might not be a Republican newspaper? * I think the Chicago Times might not be a republican newspaper because maybe it was a democratic state. 2. Was the Patriot and Union correct in its prediction? Why or why not? Go back and review the Gettysburg Address. What did Lincoln have to say about his words? Was he correct in his own prediction? Why or why not? * No I don’t think this prediction is true. The patriot and Union believed that the speech would be forgotten. Lincoln believed words meant nothing. That everything is based upon actions. 3. Explain the tone of the Richmond Examiner and Providence Journal editorials. Remember that tone is the attitude conveyed by the writing. * The Richmond Examiner editorial has a sharp like tone. The Providence Journal editorial has a smooth tone. PART 2 -Section: But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead who struggled here have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract. -In your own words: This line is basically saying you can never compare to those who sacrificed because they sacrificed their lives and there is no greater sacrifice. -What do these lines inspire listeners to do: These lines inspire listeners to be more appreciative. -Section: It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining