What was the ‘four score and seven years” mentioned in Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and what year was he referring to?

A “score” is equal to 20.

Abraham Lincoln gave his speech in 1863.

We’ll let you do the math to find the famous year because if we just gave you the answer you wouldn’t learn anything.

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