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November, 2002

November 19 is the 139th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
This page is dedicated to Abraham Lincoln & the Gettysburg Address!

November Celebrations:
November 5:
Election Day November 9: The Fall of the Berlin Wall (1989) November 11: Veterans' Day November 19: Gettysburg Address (1863) November 28: Thanksgiving November 29: Hanukkah Begins


"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal...We here highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth." A portion of the Gettysburg Address delivered by Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863.

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Abe sits atop the Gettysburg Address marker at the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in a ceremony dedicating the cemetery on November 19, 1863. Did you know this picture was part of the PAPA WAS A BOY IN GRAY TOUR Book Tour in 2001?

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Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address
A fantastic book by Jean Fritz.
Read about Abe Lincoln and his famous Gettysburg Address. Get yours Today for ONLY $3.99!

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Question:
What year did President Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address?

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Did you know the Gettysburg Address was delivered by President Abraham Lincoln at the dedication ceremony of the National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania?


Abe sits in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Yes. After the battle of Gettysburg (July 1 to 3, 1863), the United States established a National Cemetery to honor the brave men who had fought and died during the battle. Did you know the Gettysburg Address is engraved in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.? It begins, "Fourscore 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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Abraham Lincoln is my hero. He was the greatest president because he kept our country together during a difficult period in American history. Without his great leadership and strong determination, the United States may have been a divided country.

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Question:
How many people were present when Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address? (Martin from Chicago)

Answer:
About 15,000 people. President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the dedication ceremony of the National Cemetery on November 19, 1863. This cemetery was established to honor the brave men who had fought and died at the battle of Gettysburg from July 1 to July 3, 1863.

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Question:
What year did President Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address?

Answer:
1863.
In July, 1863, the Union and Confederate armies fought a battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. After the battle, the United States established a National Cemetery to honor the brave men who had fought and died at Gettysburg. On November 19, 1863, Abe gave a speech to dedicate the cemetery. The speech lasted less than two minutes and became Abe's most famous speech. The speech is known as the Gettysburg Address and is engraved in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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