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Four score and 7 years is 87 years. At the time of the Gettysburg Address, it had been 87 years since "our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."

The civil war was partly a continuation of that very proposition. He was saying that we needed to continue the war of freedom which we fought 87 years prior, so "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."

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