Gettysburg Address

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Gettysburg Address

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(Historical Terms) history US the speech made by President Lincoln at the dedication of the national cemetery on the Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg in Nov 1863
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Noun1.Gettysburg Address - a three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863)Gettysburg Address - a three-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg (November 19, 1863)
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When you consider the Gettysberg address contained only 272, and gave birth to the most powerful nation on Earth (despite being knee deep in Kardashians), you see my problem.
Great statements, like the Declaration of Independence or the Gettysberg Address, are never as long-winded as Commonwealth declarations.