The Battle of Gettysburg was a critical turning point in the American Civil War.
Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 1/22/2009
This website focuses on the last handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address, a manuscript that usually resides out of the public eye in the Lincoln Bedroom of the White house. Also included to help students further explore this important document are a printable version of the manuscript, transcripts in both English and Spanish and an interactive document that features actor Liam Neeson reading the entire address.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)
Standards in History (Grades K-4)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
2B: Reconstruct the literal meaning of a historical passage.
2C: Identify the central question(s) the historical narrative addresses.
2F: Appreciate historical perspectives.
2I: Draw upon the visual, literary, and musical sources.