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We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their creator with cer- tain inalienable rights Thomas Jefferson The Declaration of Independence Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal Now we aretesting whether that nation or any nation so conceived can long endure Abraham Lincoln the Gettysburg Address Not so many years ago in a country so very near to where we are now it would not have been necessary to defend the Founding Fathers on slavery The men who made the American Revolution were deemed to have put black slavery at bay and planted the seeds for the recognition of black equality and for the eventual end of slavery I recall being taught to revere these men giants of their time and for all time These men were genius revolutionaries of the highest order who transformed the very fabric of the world The Founding Fathers were exceptional intellectuals brilliant scholars and patriots who drafted the master plan for the worlds first democracy since Athens They designed the blueprint that inspired everyone who came after them Their ideas represented the greatest quantum leap in societal evolution since the introduction of the New Testament Although indoctrination might be too strong a word for what I experienced I do faintly remember reading in elementary school from a book about the lives of the signers of the Declaration of Independence Especially clearly I recall the stories which seemed to surpass mere history or even folklore into myth from Mason Locke Weems The Life and Memorable Actions of George Washington In reality George Washington at 63 towered over the men he commanded In Weems book Washington stood on an even higher moral and heroic ground He was the boy who when asked
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