• Publication Date: 1861
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 14
  • Approx. Reading Time: 18 minutes
Primary Sources

Lincoln's First Inaugural Address

Delivered at Washington, D. C. March 4, 1861.Fellow-citizens of the United States: In compliance with a custom as old as the government itself, I appear before you to address you briefly, and to take in your presence the oath prescribed by the Constitution of the United States to be taken by the Pre...
  • Publication Date: 1861
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 14
  • Approx. Reading Time: 18 minutes