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The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War. With total casualties of 51,000, it was the bloodiest battle of the war. On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln came to the site of the Battle of Gettysburg to dedicate a part of it as a cemetery for the men who died there. And he delivered one of the greatest speeches in American history. This is what he said: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth…

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