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Teaching Ken Burns: The Day Of The Gettysburg Address [video]

Ken Burns: The Day Of The Gettysburg Address [video]

This short clip from the Ken Burns Documentary on the Civil War introduces the Gettysburg Address and also includes a dramatic reading of Lincoln's famous speech.

Ken Burns, Abraham Lincoln
Ken Burns

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why is this speech one of the most famous and cherished speeches in American history?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas, US.05 - Civil War & Reconstruction (1850-1877)

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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