SAT Subject US History Practice Question 599: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 599

40. . . . government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. This statement was first made in which of the following?

A. The Preamble to the Constitution
B. The Declaration of Independence
C. The Magna Carta
D. The Fifteenth Amendment
E. The Gettysburg Address

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

Abraham Lincoln made this statement in the final sentence of the Gettysburg Address.

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