What famous speech begins with Four score and seven years ago?
That was the Gettysburg Address.
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Gettysburg Address by Lincoln
Where did Abraham Lincoln give the speech that begins with the words '' Four score and seven years ago?
The Gettysburg Address
The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln
The Gettysburg Address begins with the famous line 'Four score and seven years ago' - what does this mean?
A score is twenty, so it means eighty-seven years ago.
Four score and seven years ago isn't the "name" of a famous speech, it is the first line of the Gettysburg Address, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during the civil war. ---- That would be the begging of the Getsysbrug Address
The Gettysburg Address was probably the most recited speech in American history. The speech by President Lincoln begins with the words, 'Four score and seven years ago.'
A score is equal to 20 years, so 4 score and 7 years is 87 years. This phrase comes from the Gettysburg Address, a speech given by US President Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863. He gave the speech at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery, near the site of the Civil War's Battle of Gettysburg which took place several months before. The speech begins, "Four score and seven years ago...", referring to the… Read More
Abraham Lincoln gave the, "Four score and seven years ago," speech.
The Gettysburg Address, uttered by Abraham Lincoln at the dedication of the Military Cemetery after the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Gettysburg is a city is Pennsylvania where president Abraham Lincoln gave his famous speech called The Gettysburg Address. I bet you know it, it begins "For score and seven years ago". Probably the most famous (and most amazing) speeches ever! It was a incredible speech about the Cvil War, and Lincoln trying to stop it. And if you are even in Pennsylvania, you should go to Gettysburg. Amazing place of American history to see. And… Read More
Abraham Lincoln began his now famous Gettysburg Address with these words. It was a speech given at the dedication ceremony of the cemetery at the Gettysburg battlefield in November 1863.
Four score and seven=87 87 years prior to the Gettysburg address, was the American Revolution.
THE most famous of the oration pieces in the US is the Gettysburg Address. As you know it begins.. "Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent, a nation.." The flow is magnificent, and it is extremely stirring. It would not have been as effective if Abraham Lincoln had said (as it "translates") "87 years ago, the Revolutionists founded a new country..." Oration is a speech that makes it's point… Read More
'Four score and seven years ago...'
he gave a speech on the four score and seven years ago
President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in 1863. This speech was written on a napkin during the train ride to where the speech was being held. Four score and seven years is 87 years, a reference to 1776 when we declared our independence from the British.
Four Score and Seven Years Ago
"Four score and seven years ago..."
Abraham Lincoln wrote it on November 19,1863.
Fourscore and seven years ago . . .
Four score and seven years ago
Those are the beginning words of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
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Martin Luther King Jr. started it with 'five score years ago...' it was just like when Abraham Lincoln did the Gettysburg Address starting with 'four score and seven years ago...'
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A score is 20. For popular example in Abraham Lincoln's speech (The Gettysburg Address) He uses the words "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth...." and so on he is clearly saying 87 years due to the Declaration of Independence which happened 87 years earlier.
probably 'the Gettysburg Address'. just draw a guy with a beard and a hat Abraham Lincoln-style standing at a podium, with a crowd of people surrounding him, and a famous quote from said speech. like, "Four score 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."
Score is an old term meaning 20. Similarly, we still use dozen to mean 12 of anything. The most famouse example I know is when Abe Lincoln used "Four score and seven years ago" in a speech. It was a fancy way of saying 87 years. So 7 score of whatever you are counting would be 7x20=140 of them.
President Abraham Lincoln spoke this phrase as part of his famous Gettysburg Address.
The Lincoln speech at Gettyburg was in 1863. 87 years prior to that was 1776. The Declaration of Independence was approved in 1776.
Four score and seven years = 87 years. A "score" is 20. Abraham Lincoln used this phrase as a fancy way of referring to the founding of the country (in 1776) in his Gettysburg Address, the speech he gave at the dedication of a cemetery for those who died in that devastating Civil War battle. Lincoln likely intended an allusion to familiar biblical language (King James Version), especially to Psalm 90, in which the human… Read More
Is fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on the continent a new nation is true or false?
This speech was give in 1863 and four score and seven years is 87 years. So, 1863 - 87 = 1776 ===== True enough.
This speech was the Gettysburg Address, given by Lincoln at the dedication of the new national cemetery for the many, many men who died at the battle of Gettysburg. This ceremony of dedication was held on the actual battlefield in Pennsylvania on Nov. 19, 1863.
Four score and seven years ago your father brought forth this continent a new nation who famous words are these?
Abraham Lincoln. This is the first line of the Gettysburg Address.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth a new nation conceived in liberty and justice for all
A score is equal to twenty. "Four score and seven years" is eighty-seven years.
it's a well known expression because it is a quote from one of Abraham Lincoln's most famous speeches.
Four score and seven years. A score is twenty years. Four score and seven = 87 years.
87 years I believe. In Lincoln's speech at Gettysburg, he said "four score and seven years ago" which is 87 yeras and he was referring to when the Constitution was signed.
A "score" is twenty years, so four score and seven is a total of 87 years
A score is 20 years. Four score is 80 years plus seven years is 87 years
This line is said by the character Jaques in Shakespeare's play As You Like It. The particular speech from which it comes is very famous, and has often been incorrectly anthologized as a poem called "The Seven Ages of Man". But it's not a poem, it's a speech from a play.
a score is twenty years, and fousr score and seven, means 87 years.
A "score" is twenty, so four score and seven = 87.
One score is 20 years so four score (80) and seven years ago would be 87 years.
A score is 20. So 40 score would be 800... but I'm guessing you are asking about the Gettysburg Address "four-score and seven years ago..." which means "87 years ago..."
In US President Lincoln famous Gettysburg Address, Lincoln made note of when the American Colonies declared their independence from Great Britain. The Declaration was in 1776. Lincoln's "Four score and seven years ago" meant that 87 years ago the Declaration of Independence of 1776 was ratified and published.
This isn't from the bible. It is the beginning of the The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln. A score is an older word meaning 20, so 4 x score or 4 x 20 is 80... plus 7. He's saying 87 years before the speech, the pilgrims came to America. etc etc...