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America’s Declaration of Independence asserted that ‘all men are created equal’, but that assertion didn’t extend to women, or to men who were slaves. But if Thomas Jefferson had had his way, at least slaves would have been equal. Due to the economic concerns of the rest of founding fathers, the anti-slavery passage he penned […]
Americans probably know this, but for all you non-Americans – did you know that three of the country’s founders were even patriotic in death? Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4th, 1826, and James Monroe on July 4th, 1831.