13th Amendment
by Jason Jorgensen
| 1 Question
"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." Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address 1863.

  • When Lincoln said "Fourscore and seven years ago", what event Abraham Lincoln was referring to?
  • Explain how this phrase changes the focus of the Civil War and the United States.
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