Primary Source Analysis, Pres Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address
Have you ever wanted your students to read the uniting and comforting words of President Abraham Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural address? Given just over a month before his assassination, the address rams home his vision of a peace and reunification of a country torn apart by civil war. In this activity, students will read the contents of the speech, then analyze it with the aid of a graphic organizer for each paragraph. They will describe the message, summarize it, and then define key words.

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Created: Mar 14, 2017

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