SubjectAmerican History Topicassignment 5 TypeEssay Writer levelHigh SchoolStyleAPA Sources / references LanguageEnglish(U.S.) Description / paper instructions
1. In his letter to Greeley, how far did Lincoln say he was willing to go to end slavery? What was his paramount goal? What was the significance of his distinction between his “official duty” and his “personal wish”?
2. To what extent were Lincoln’s war aims altered by the Emancipation Proclamation? Why did he specify that the proclamation was “a fit and necessary war measure”? Why did he name specific states, counties, parishes, and cities?
3. In the Gettysburg Address, what did Lincoln say was at stake in the war? What meanings did the address associate with the Union? How might Lincoln’s audience have shaped his message? Who was his audience, both locally and throughout the nation?