The Gettysburg Address
What was the address about?
The address was about how Abraham Lincoln wanted equal rights among colored people and whites.
The Gettysburg Address was a speech, given by Abraham Lincoln in June 1st, 1865, and lasted about two minutes. It was,"a new birth of freedom" - History.com.
What was the Gettysburg Address?
Why was it called the Gettysburg Address?
Well, the first (and most obvious reason) is the fact that it took place in Gettysburg, Virginia. Another reason was because it was honoring some of the soldiers that fought in the battle of Gettysburg.
The Address was created by Abraham Lincoln on June 1st in 1865. He created it to teach people equal rights, because the South had been keeping slavery legal.
When was the Address created, and by who?