EDITORIAL: Why The Declaration Of Independence Didn’t Make ‘Us’ Free

(Robert  Colescott “George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware” 1975. Based on Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s 1851 canvas“Washington Crossing the Delaware,” Met NY.) Friday, July 4, 2014 || By Michael Romain n the Declaration of Independence: A Global History, David Armitage writes that the main purpose of that esteemed document was to announce, before the “Opinions of Mankind” that the united colonies, or United states (as there was no such thing as the … Continue reading EDITORIAL: Why The Declaration Of Independence Didn’t Make ‘Us’ Free