End the current page. This command is robust (see \protect).
LaTeX’s page breaks are optimized so ordinarily you only use this command in a document body to polish the final version, or inside commands.
While the commands
end the current page, in addition they clear pending floats
(see \clearpage & \cleardoublepage). And, if LaTeX is in
two-column mode then
the current page, possibly leaving an empty column, while
\newpage only ends the current column.
In contrast with
\pagebreak (see \pagebreak & \nopagebreak),
\newpage command will cause the new page to start right where
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, \newpage \noindent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
makes a new page start after ‘continent’, and the cut-off line is
not right justified. In addition,
\newpage does not vertically
stretch out the page, as