American Revolution

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This is the American Republic. We're living in the land of the free and home of the brave. The bastion of liberty. In God We Trust. We have to learn t live together.

The phrase all men are created equal has to be one of the best known in the world. Indeed, it’s used so often that it has become a cliché. The phrase is from Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence written in 1776.

It also occurs in Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address 1863.

It’s a lovely phrase and I can understand why we like to use it. Woman's Rights Convention, July 1848, Seneca Falls, NY. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal ... The history of mankind is a history of repeated injuries on the part of man toward woman, having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over her.

‪Though Trump has long aired racially divisive language and grievances in the public sphere, his willingness to do so from behind the presidential seal and on his Twitter account — has reached a breakneck pace as the nation grapples with racial injustice.

Americans are aiming their anger at each other, talking past each other, invoking race, class, and culture. They can't even agree on wearing masks to protect against a virus that has killed more than 130,000 Americans. Can the U.S. pull itself together? AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation and a city