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Independence? What does it mean?: The True Flaw in American Independence

How can we say that all men are created equal when we enslave our fellow man?

How can America be the land of the free and home of the brave if everyone is not free?

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that ALL men are created equal"

GOALS

-Preventing slavery from spreading to the west!

-Emancipating slaves in the South!

-Ending slavery in all forms in the United States!

-Ending racial discrimination and segregation in the country!

BELIEFS

-ALL men are created equal! Enslaving human beings violates the very foundation of liberty in the United States!

-Slavery deprives slaves of dignity! This is morally wrong!

-Slavery stunts the economic development of the South!

-The continuation of slavery will lead to an increase in slave revolts!

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