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Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Four Score and Moreby Feinberg, Barbara Silberdick
Publisher: Twenty First Century Books, Inc. (CT)
Issue: Winter 2001
Barbara Silberdick Feinberg provides middle school students with a thorough history of the Gettysburg Address. Among the events she recounts: the cemetery's conception, the invitation sent to Lincoln and his response, the dedication ceremony, and the immediate reaction to and permanent significance of the president's remarks. Includes many primary source excerpts.