Posted by Lilly from ? (184.108.40.206) on Saturday, June 22, 2002 at 2:10PM :
In Reply to: of course posted by Lilly from ? (220.127.116.11) on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 1:02PM :
: In fact, implicit in the US Constitution was the notion that "man" did not include other races. When they wrote "all men are created equal" - the founding fathers had a completely different notion of what exactly a "man" is. That's the attrocity.
xxx It is written that "...all men are created equal..." in the Declaration of Independence, not the Constitution, BUT the Constitution was written for "we the people," & again, the "people" were the "men" - essentially wealthy, white, & educated males.
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