The Good Things Of Life That Make Life

850 WordsNov 12, 20154 Pages
There are many good things in life that make life “good”. For instance, equality, is extremely important. Whether it be about race, sex, religion or age, all people have the right to be equal. If capable of doing the job correctly, they must receive the same wage as others doing what they are doing. As stated in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person.” While it does not directly state that this article refers to race, articles four and five in the Declaration also mention that slavery or any kind of torture is wrong and should be prohibited. Often times in the United States, this has not been followed. Slavery was, of course, abolished in 1865. Although in words, all Americans are equal, this is not always the case. Many African American people are victims of hate crimes just for their race. For this reason, this group is not truly free. Without freedom, there is no good. Equality for women has come a long way in the United States. Women were given the right to vote in 1920. Even after this, what seems like, fair law was passed, women were still not equal to men. For years this was just accepted by the majority of America. Women were housewives with little option to do much else. It was not until the 1960’s when the women were finally heard. The women’s rights movement pushed the fact that women can do just as much as men. While many were still housewives, they slowly began to enter the workforce. Women

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