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Teaching Evaluating the Gettysburg Address

Evaluating the Gettysburg Address

This Primary Source Set is designed to help students analyze the Gettysburg Address and better understand the political and social attitudes in Northern and Southern states during the Civil War. As students progress through this set, they will answer document-based questions that challenge them to critically evaluate the views of the authors and the historical significance of each source.

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RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas, RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.7 - Diverse Media, RI.9 - Compare Texts


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