He had 175 slaves. He slept with one of them, Sally Hemings, and had 6 kids. They were the only ones he set free. Yet he had the guts to say
''We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.''
LIBERTY, guys. What about Indians and blacks? Are they not men? Are they trees or something?
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One of my friends found out he's a direct descendant of Jefferson, and he won't shut up about it. Now he's doing all this genealogy research, and he visited Monticello and went to some elbow-rubbing function with other Jefferson descendants. I'm sure that was a fun party, haha🤓 And since I'm a guy and guys are mean to our friends, I of course cut him down any time he starts chirping about it and the slave ownership and rape is always exhibits 1a. and 1b.😂😂😂1
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