When Thomas Jefferson wrote the phrase "all men are crated equal" as part of the Declaration of Independence, do you think he meant women too? Why or why not? Use at least two historical references to support your argument.
Compare the philosophical and political convictions of Hamilton and Jefferson that led to the first American political parties.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 10:39 pm ad1c9bdddf
1. Although I believe the phrase means women, historical evidence suggests that Jefferson did not. Gordon Wood, for example, asserts that "We know it did not mean that blacks and women were created equal to white men" (http://www.vindicatingthefounders.com/library/index.asp?document=7). Another source further ...
Philosophical and political convictions of Hamilton and Jefferson are emphasized. This solution is 167 words with three links for further research.