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Guiding Questions: Why have Americans consistently appealed to the Declaration of Independence throughout U.S. history? How have the ideals in the Declaration of Independence impacted the struggle for equality throughout U.S. history?

  • I can explain how Americans have appealed to the Founding principle of equality throughout U.S. history.

YOUR TASK is to create an Instagram post with a hashtag that connects an event from U.S. history to the Declaration of Independence’s assertion that all men are created equal.

Your post should have a clear, meaningful, thoughtful point that relates to the principle of equality. Be creative and have fun! In the post section, write 3–4 sentences that explain how your picture and hashtag show the influence of the Declaration of Independence.

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