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Gettysburg Address


November 15, 2018

One hundred fifty-five years ago, on Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short address at the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It became one of the most renowned speeches in American history. In just 271 words, Lincoln reminded a war-weary public why the Union was engaged in and determined to win the Civil War. Here is the entire text of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address:

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.


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