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How Lincoln Changed the World in Two Minutes



Why do Lincoln's iconic words at Gettysburg still matter to each and every one of us? Professor Doug Douds of the Army War College explains.


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  1. The USA was created by our secession from the British Empire. Why couldn’t the Southern state secede? They were no threat to the North. We could have spent much less to free the slaves peacefully through compensation Emancipation. Slavery and serfdom were being phased out(peacefully) all over the world at that time. 600,000 died in that God awful war. How sad. Lincoln arrested thousands of political opponents and invaded sovereign states in order to stop government of, by and for the people.