Equality In The Civil War

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The three different but similar events all had something in common for people’s equality. The 1st event that happened was the Sojourner Truth speech in 1815, at the Women 's Convention in Akron, Ohio and it was focused on women 's equality. The second event that occured was the Civil War that went on from 1861 to 1865, and the reason behind the Civil War was to put an end to slavery, so slaves can have equality. The Final event that happens during the Civil war was the Gettysburg Address given by Abraham Lincoln and it was to honor the fallen soldiers who died during the Civil War or the Battle of Gettysburg, and he also gave a reminder that all men are created equal, which is kinda like people’s equality. The reason that people are fighting is because they all want equality and that means the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities. One example is something Abraham Lincoln mention in his Gettysburg Address that that all men are created equal. In the Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln wanted to remind people that all men are created equally and that is human equality, the Gettysburg Address was given in the middle of the Civil War, it was a reminder of what they were fighting for. The Gettysburg Address also honored the fallen soldiers that were lost in the Civil War or the Battle of Gettysburg. The Civil started on April 12th, 1861 and ended on May 13th, 1865 and the Gettysburg Address was given on November 9th, 1863 that was 2 years
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