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Equality in Early America

Summary: Discusses the evolution of equality in America from 1776 to 1860. Analyzes the issues of slavery and race relations. Evaluates the era of women's suffrage.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" (Declaration of Independence). If our founding fathers hadn't written the Declaration of Independence, our country wouldn't have been the first successful democracy. A definition for equality is the state of being equal, so a group, class, or society are the same. Equality played a major role in the creation of America. From 1776 to 1860, major strides for equality in America were made, but not all were imposed or made a significant impact at the time. Colonial America especially, only made little advances in equality in the areas of slavery and race relations, and women's rights.

The first topic that America began to correct is slavery and race relations. The major issues that are trying...

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