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  • Failure Of The Charge The Battle
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    Between the days of July 1, 1863 and July 4, 1863, the Civil Wars outcome was decided. These four days have been known as the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the war. In The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara brings us a vivid image of what the battle was like. Shaara work is very impressive. He is able to capture how things were during the Civil War. The fate of the country was resting on that war so the novel adds a great deal to the readers mind. Shaara was able to bring to the reader a...
  • Gettysburg Address Lincoln States
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    The Civil War was a time when the United States was split in two. In every battle Americans were killing Americans because of sectional conflicts. These were times when people were forgetting the concept of the United States, all the things their fathers and grandfathers had worked so hard for. Lincoln's speech, The Gettysburg Address, defined, symbolized, and epitomized the spirit of America. Lincoln established equality, found in the Declaration of Independence but not in the Constitution nor ...
  • Battle Of Gettysburg
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    General Chamberlain was thirty four years old during the battle of Gettysburg. He preferred to be called Lawrence. He was a tall, handsome man and was married to a woman named Harriet Breeches. He was also a very educated man being a professor at Bowdoin University and speaking seven different languages. Chamberlain wanted to be a soldier his whole life. He planned to take a sabbatical to France but instead signed up for the Twentieth Regiment of Infantry in Maine. At the battle of Gettysburg he...
  • Techniques Abraham Lincoln
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    While giving the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863 there were three major factors that helped Abraham Lincoln to convey his message that all men are created equal and should be so treated. Those three major factors were the audience, his attitude while giving the address, and the techniques that he used while giving the address at Gettysburg. One of the reasons why Abraham Lincoln's Address was so effective was in part due to the audience to whom he spoke. He was speaking in front of mostl...
  • Killer Angels The Battle Of Gettysburg
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    This is an outstanding book about the Battle of Gettysburg, even though it is fictional. The Killer Angels The Battle of Gettysburg brought the fighting North and South together to the small town of Gettysburg and on the edge of splitting the Union. Gettysburg could closely be compared to Judgement Day and this book gives a day-to-day account of the battle that made America's future. The historical account of the Battle of Gettysburg in Killer Angels, uses the facts of the battle as seen through...
  • Battle Of Gettysburg
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    The Civil War is one of the darkest chapters in the history of America. This was a war that tore a nation in half while pitting brother against brother, and neighbor against neighbor as the South battled the North for its independence and separation from the union. At the heart of this division was the belief by southerners that they should be able to own slaves and keep blacks under oppression. The Killer Angels gives a story like depiction of the Civil War while focusing the main attention on ...
  • Gettysburg Address As Propaganda
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    Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was delivered during the American Civil War, in 1863, at a cemetery, after a multitude of soldiers had perished. He was there to dedicate a new military cemetery, but his real purpose was to reassure the people, inspire the soldiers and proclaim the desired future. The speech has been considered by some as simple war propaganda and it was not very well received Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was delivered during the American Civil War, in 1863, at a cemetery, after a m...
  • Pickett's Charge From Longstreet's View
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    In a letter to the reader, Michael Shaara states that his purpose is similar to Stephen Crane's in The Red Badge of Courage. He wishes to display history not as cold facts, but rather in such a way that the reader can live the history. This is to be accomplished through extensive detail of the emotions of the men, the atmosphere of the battle, and strategies of the commanding officers. Accepting this as Shaara's intent, it can be justifiably stated that he succeeds in his objective. The Killer A...

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