AMERICAN CIVIL WAR(1861 1865)
CIVIL WAR TURNING POINTS[SOURCES]
(A) ** The Gettysburg Address
(B) First Inaugural Address
(C) Second Inaugural Address
(D) Farewell Address
Concept note-1: -On June 1, 1865, Senator Charles Sumner referred to the most famous speech ever given by President Abraham Lincoln. In his eulogy on the slain president, he called the Gettysburg Address a “monumental act."
Concept note-2: -The Gettysburg Address was a speech given by President Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863, at the official dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery (now called the Gettysburg National Cemetery) at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Concept note-3: -Lincoln Giving Gettysburg Address. Lincoln delivered one of the most famous speeches in United States history at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery on November 19, 1863.
Concept note-4: -In it, he invoked the principles of human equality contained in the Declaration of Independence and connected the sacrifices of the Civil War with the desire for “a new birth of freedom, ” as well as the all-important preservation of the Union created in 1776 and its ideal of self-government.