Short and spare, and following a two-and-a-half hour oration that had brought listeners to tears, The Gettysburg Address received only polite applause when Abraham Lincoln delivered the speech. Of course, it has since come to be considered one of our country's defining statements of national values.

Now, in honor of the fast-approaching Presidents' Day holiday and our own continuing celebration of list learning on, we bring you Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" Vocabulary List, ready for you to learn.