PART A: Which statement best summarizes the central idea of the speech?
A.The influence of the founders on our nation should be limited since the country has changed and endured so much since the American Revolution.
B.The best way to honor the sacrifice of the dead Union soldiers is to continue fighting to preserve the nation and its values.
C.The Union soldiers who died in the Battle of Gettysburg were heroes because they guaranteed liberty for all Americans through their sacrifice.
D.Lincoln believes that the Union’s efforts in the Civil War have been courageous and inspiring, but will most likely not lead to victory.