Analysis Of Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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Lincoln’s second inaugural address Lincoln took a very different approach to this speech than he did in a document such as the emancipation proclamation. Rather than taking a lawyers approach and using technical language, he decided to keep his address short and sweet. Lincoln used a good technique in his address when talking about the civil war. At the time of the speech the war was still active, but the Sherman’s march to sea had commenced and the north had all but won the war. During his address when speaking on the subject of the civil war, Lincoln, rather than placing the blame on the south of the north, places the blame on slavery, and says war was gods means of serving justice on the great injustice that was slavery. In the speech
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