Why did thomas Jefferson say all men are created equal?
great Britain wasn't treating others fairly
When Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence that all men are created equal to who was referring to?
When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and stated that "all men are created equal" he was referring to all free, property-owning men. At the time of writing this document Thomas Jefferson had over 200 slaves and considered them property. The beauty of this statement is that it's meaning has changed over time to include everyone regardless of race, religion, or gender.
When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence that all men are created equal to whom was he most likely referring?
When Thomas Jefferson said that all men are created equal, he probably meant, all white, land-owning men are created equal. He clearly did not support the equality of people of African descent (even though, ironically, this quote from the Declaration of Independence was later used very effectively to support the concept of racial equality).
Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826). He was the only one that wanted to put it in the declaration of independence but he couldent because they all except Jefferson voted no. Because if one voted no or yes they would all have to agree but thomas Jefferson said yes but they all said no so thomas had to say no to.