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The Declaration of Independence and the idea that equality is the bedrock of a republic are examined.

Learning Objective: The Declaration of Independence and the idea that equality is the bedrock of a republic are examined.
Write an opinion editorial to respond to the ideas expressed in the articles by Williams below. Present a persuasive argument in which agrees or disagrees with the author. The op-ed can be written in the first person and include anecdotal evidence. It should be a persuasive argument using the reading materials below, including the Declaration of Independence, to support your position. Define and anchor your thoughts within the context of equality of opportunity.
https://omaha.com/opinion/walter-e-williams-america-s-founders-and-the-slavery-debate/article_ce8f5942-5c6c-542e-acc5-a5224c41da70.html
Citations must include the Declaration of Independence and two more of the readings below, as well as one citation from a previous reading.
This week’s readings:
https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/184/a-lincoln-anthology/4822/the-gettysburg-address/
https://www.vox.com/2015/9/21/9334215/equality-of-opportunity

People Don’t Actually Want Equality. They Want Fairness.


https://digitalcommons.law.seattleu.edu/sjsj/vol1/iss1/7/

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