Gettysburg Address Quiz

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  2. At what event did Lincoln give the Gettysburg Address?
    His inauguration
    The dedication of a cemetery
    A ceremony honoring a general
    Thanksgiving

  3. What happened at Gettysburg before Lincoln gave this address?
    A battle
    A fire
    A riot
    A lynching

  4. Lincoln said, "The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here." What did he mean?
    He thought his speech was so boring no one would remember it.
    A crime had been committed, and justice had to be done.
    People in other countries did not care about the war in the U.S.
    His speech was less important than the war itself.

  5. Lincoln said that "government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth." What did he mean?
    Democracy and freedom had to be protected.
    The government should be overthrown.
    It was senseless for any people to die in the war.
    He believed his life was in danger.

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