Richard Henry Lee's Motion For Independence

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On July, 1, 1776 236 years ago, the second continental congress met in Philadelphia, and on the following day 12 of 13 colonies voted in favor of Richard Henry Lee’s motion for independence. “Congress picked a committee to write a declaration explaining why the colonies wanted independence,” and that is how all men are created equal is about to be brought up. Issues in the past with all people being treated equally, has been a big thing with women’s rights, in the past decades women in terms of employment has been gradually getting better, in 2014 women have almost all the same rights as men. Even though most women could work Ruth Pearson pointed out, “As individuals workers experienced both the liberating and the “empowering”
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