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Meeting the Ideals of the Declaration of Independence - How Are We Doing Today?  

We have learned that when the D.O.I. was written, the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness were only for white males. But, what about today? Are those rights now extended to all groups, or do we still have work to do?
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Seneca Falls Convention & The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions

The Seneca Falls Convention, which took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in July 1848, was the first national women's rights convention and a pivotal event in the continuing story of U.S. and women's rights.


The Black Panthers & The Ten Point Program

The Black Panther Party (BPP) was conceived as the next stage in the evolution of the African American struggle. The basic goal was to advance Black Power and national liberation throughout the United States in general, but especially in the North by improving the political, economic, social, and psychological well-being of African Americans. This was to be achieved through a diverse repertoire of activities, but it was the ideas of armed self-defense and guerrilla warfare (if deemed necessary) that garnered the most attention.


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