Gettysburg Address Article (Newsela)

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Gettysburg Address Article (Newsela)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In an article published soon after the Gettysburg Address was delivered, a Pennsylvania newspaper called the speech
    • A. 

      Amazing

    • B. 

      Prophetic

    • C. 

      Silly

    • D. 

      Slanderous

  • 2. 
    In its apology, the newspaper suggested that the staff members who wrote the article may have been
    • A. 

      Just kidding

    • B. 

      Unaware that Lincoln was the president of the United States

    • C. 

      Living in a Confederate state at the time

    • D. 

      Influenced by politics and/or strong drink

  • 3. 
    The article mentions several southern newspapers that have apologized for
    • A. 

      Not reporting on important civil rights events

    • B. 

      Calling President Obama silly

    • C. 

      Having drunk editors

    • D. 

      Insulting the Declaration of Independence

  • 4. 
    How many copies (hand written by Lincoln) exist?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Five

  • 5. 
    When we visit Washington, D.C., we could see an original copy of the Gettysburg Address at
    • A. 

      The Spy Museum

    • B. 

      The Library of Congress

    • C. 

      The U.S. Capitol

    • D. 

      The Natural History Museum

  • 6. 
    Lincoln's penmanship was described as
    • A. 

      "sloppy but readable"

    • B. 

      "totally illegible"

    • C. 

      "eccentric"

    • D. 

      "perfect"

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