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    At first glance, the Declaration of Independence’s statement that “All men are created equal” can make America seem like a country which promises equal treatment to all of its citizens. However, depending on who you ask, America is either a country which all backs up its promise for freedom and equality for all, or a country that is made of broken promises. In one of America’s most famous promises, the Declaration of Independence states that “All men are created equal,” and promises everyone certain unalienable rights to “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” If you asked white, landowning males who were alive during this time about whether they believe America fulfills this promise, they would most likely respond affirmatively. However, if you asked the women, Native Americans, or slaves who were alive during this time, they would almost certainly respond negatively, since they were denied American freedoms such as the right to vote.…

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    All men are created equal. Our forefathers wrote this as the backbone of our country. Racial prejudice in this country, however, did not include the black man in that equality. Equality should be found in the courts. The judicial system and humanity can lose the faith of the community by not producing a fair trial, displaying the essence of equality, and the goodness of the people who are a part of it. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus in his closing statement argues guilt and…

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    In our courts, all men are created equal In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus says, “our courts are great levelers, and in our courts all men are created equal” (274). This statement is true because of many different reasons. As of today people try to stay as equivalent as possible, but when the time comes, everyone has to treat each other the same. If you don't treat everyone in the same manner, then there can be some major consequences. In today's society all people should try to make sure…

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    The phrase, “all men are created equal” found in the Declaration of Independence was used in many different contexts throughout the creation of the United States. First, people used this phrase as it relates to slavery by saying that slaves were not people, thus their rights were not being infringed. Then, this argument evolved to say that while slaves were held in different conditions, their treatment was not far from that of a white man, no matter how untrue that actually was. The views of the…

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    Talking about Thomas Jefferson’s claim “All men are created equal I can say that he tried to peruse his statement to a lot of people during reconstruction era but it was not a big success. During Civil war, Jefferson was elected as Governor of Virginia which helped him to come on power and Lincoln was considered for presidency which he eventually won because of popular votes from south and his determination to prevent disunion of states. His determination of abolishing slavery gave him more…

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    A phrase from The Declaration of Independence informs everyone that no person differs from others. All are born with the same rights and opportunities no matter what bloodline and race they came from. This set of words originated from the mind of a brilliant writer, inventor, philosopher, and hypocrite named Thomas Jefferson, a master to two hundred slaves. He wrote the phrase “all men are created equal” (“Declaration,” 1) that will soon inspire many Americans that everyone should be treated…

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    The Declaration of independence contained the phrase “all men are created equal”, which was written by Thomas Jefferson. As a reader the phrase “all men are created equal” means that all men no matter of color, social position, wealthy, financials status, and culture are all created equal to one another. That all men abide and follow the same law and that all men have the same rights as citizen. It also means that humans are naturally free to make their own choices. On the other hand, the phrase…

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    “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that ‘All men are created equal’”. A teacher once told me, I am supposed to teach black children that the world isn’t out to get you, when you go to a school that held up signs showing racism. I came to Center in middle school. I thought I wasn’t going to be welcomed. Now I’m here, friends with everyone. Center kept true to Lincoln’s word; that all…

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    structures are modeled after those very ideas. Thomas Jefferson has one of the most famous and profound quotes in history, “All men are created equal” having an effect even today on people that feel that they do not have equal opportunities as other people in society. He was also very intelligent, well read, and Christianity was important in his life. Along with George Washington who most regarded as having great morals and character. Their actions towards African American slaves, the…

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    Are all people really considered to be equal in the 13 colonies? According to the Continental Congress “all men are created equally”. Which makes them hypocrites. The Congress favors themselves to be crucial, accommodating, and wanting to show that they are doing the finest for the colonies. But they are treating others the opposite of how they want to be treated, others not just including blacks, but women. The Declaration of Independence was made so that colonists would feel more independent…

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