Reflection On The Declaration Of Independence

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Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence. Who is also an American lawyer, a founding father, and the third President of the United States. In this essay, equal rights of slavery has founded and how it was solved through with the Declaration of Independence. Slavery in America began when the first African slaves were brought to the North American colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 16th century. They helped grow crops such as the tabacos. The slavery helped build the economic foundation of the new nation. In the South’s economy the slaves had a very importance of being in the nation because of the new invention of cotton gin. However, many slaves suffered throughout this devastating treating of the Americans(some Americans). Therefore, the many African-American women took an action and decided to fight for their rights. In this case, one person that helped the slaves to be free was Thomas Jefferson. In this reflection the points that will be talked about is about who Jefferson was, what the Declaration of …show more content…
Without the Declaration of Independence, it would not stop it. One video that we watched in class was the Born Free and Equal. In this video it described how the slavery was treated. Little mistake they made, they would get punished. Not only in this video how it was described but in the other research I have done, slavery were being sold as a prostitute. Mumbet, who is also known as Elizabeth Freeman in the video had enough of the horrible treating of the white people. Thus, she went to talk to Cedrick get the situation solved. Then, the Jury had a decision that black women are all free. Which this statement was included in the Declaration of Independence. Even though back in the day that black women were free from being slaves they were still treated differently. Racism kept going until 1960 and the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments were made in the

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