On July 1, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was changed to the one adopted on July 4. The original draft had 138 scathing words against slavery, gladly written by Thomas Jefferson and approved of by eleven of the thirteen original States. Why were those words removed? Would the inclusion of those words in the final draft changed the course of American history away from slavery?

www.politicalpistachio.com and www.douglasvgibbs.com


4 thoughts on “Daily Dose: Original Draft of the Declaration of Independence

  1. Great synopsis on the founders intent on the slavery issue. Our children needs this sort of education today when they are being fed CRT lies. Thanks Doug and have an enjoyable Independence Day!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *