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Activity #2: Gettysburg Address Fill-in-the-Blank

On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln gave a short speech in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the dedication of a National Cemetery at this important battlefield.  Despite Mr. Lincoln's statement that "the world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here", the Gettysburg Address would become one of his most famous speeches.

Here are the beginning and ending of the speech.  Fill in the blanks with the following words:

Beginning

"Four score and __________ years ago, our ______________ brought forth on this continent, a new ____________, conceived in ______________, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created __________."

 

earth

equal

fathers

freedom

God

liberty

nation

people

seven

vain

 

Ending

"We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in ________ – that this nation, under ______, shall have a new birth of ______________ – and that government of the people, by the people, for the _____________ shall not perish from the __________."


Check your answers.

   
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