Hey! We need to establish a way to fund the federal government! And give the federal government more power!
Well, the economy has changed. It's more profitable to have a factory than a Farm now.
Excuse me Mr. Sir. Where did the farmhouse go?
The American Civil War had an immense human cost for America and changed American perspective on death and war.
But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we cannot consecrate -- we cannot hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. -the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln