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according to the declaration of independence,
was the statement "all men are created equal" intended to apply to all human beings?
can someone help me in this and explain ..

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    Did the writers of "all men are created equal" include African-Americans or Native-Americans in their definition of "men?"

    I guess not since many of these writers held slaves and used derogatory language about the Natives in this document.

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