Gettysburg Address & Emancipation Proclamation
Publisher: Simply Magazine
Date: February 2013
Duration: 1 hours 2 minutes
The Gettysburg Address & Emancipation Proclamation deals with two core events in the Civil War & American history. The 209 word Gettysburg Address captured the spirit of American life reaching back 4 score & 7 years ago, the Declaration, to the present. The Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves & was another step in making all Americans free & equal. This audiobook reads both documents for listener knowledge. Most people have never heard either. Lincoln also reached back to images of the last Democracy, in 400 BC in ancient Greece with references to Pericles funeral oration in the Gettysburg Address. This, too, is read in this audiobook. Timelines, historical influences, and more appear. A must listen for all students of American history and life.