Declaration Of Equality Research Paper

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Equality In the Declaration of Independence, written on July 4th, 1776, it states, “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.” In the quote from the Declaration of Independence, it clearly means “all of us are” created equal, and I believe that if we all work together, we can achieve equality regardless of race, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, etc.. In a report on late February 13th, 2016, NBC News reporter Miranda Leitsinger quoted Judge Allen’s statement regarding the amendment that states—“Our Constitution declares that “all men” are created equal” – without correction. The Declaration also plays an important role in our world today and in recent…show more content…
It is because of the words in that document that women are now treated the same as men and that all races are treated equally. Without the words of our founding fathers some of the civil rights that have been passed might never have come to light. For example, women, African Americans, other minorities all received the right to vote in this country because of this amendment. Even though the declaration states that we are all equal, are we really? First, women don’t get equal pay for equal work; women earn seventy cents to every dollar a man makes. Even though the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which amended the Fair Labor Standards Act, stated that, “It was abolishing wage disparity based on gender pay.”The truth is women are not being paid equally for example” wage gap is even smaller – at 93 percent – meaning they caught up to their same-aged male counterparts by roughly the last week in January of this year.” this shows women are still being paid less than men only by 7% less than man, so the. Another thing is women are even working
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