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The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln came to the site of the Battle of Gettysburg to dedicate part of it as a cemetery for some of the men who died in that battle. This is what he said: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any…

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