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  • The Gettysburg Address, 1863

    Abraham Lincoln Speech
    Speeches

    On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln spoke at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, after the Union armies defeated the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Response to a Serenade, 1863

    Abraham Lincoln Speech
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    President Abraham Lincoln made these informal remarks a few days after two important Union victories.

  • President Abraham Lincoln's Last Speech, 1865

    Abraham Lincoln Speech
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    On April 11, 1865, two days after Robert E. Lee surrendered his formidable Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, President Abraham Lincoln addressed hundreds assembled outside the White House. President Lincoln spoke rebuilding the nation.

  • House Divided

    Abraham Lincoln Speech
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    The House Divided was an address given by Abraham Lincoln on June 16, 1858, at what was then the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, upon accepting the Illinois Republican Party's nomination as that state's United States senator.

  • Coaching Student Performances

    Classroom Activities
    Lessons

    Learn tips from professional actors on how to coach your students to a better performance. Also included are two videos that analyze a student performance.

  • Refining Tone, Pace, and Emphasis

    Classroom Activities
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    Students learn how intentions effect the tone of a speech, explore how and when to alter their pace, and discover how emphasizing different words can change the meaning of a text.