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This Date in History: The Gettysburg Address

Government of the people, by the people, for the people

On November 19th, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech on the grounds of the bloody Battle of Gettysburg, remembering the soldiers of the Civil War. His speech lasted no more than 2-minutes but was so influential, his words on that day have been immortalized as one of the greatest speeches that changed the world.

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