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  1. Oct 2017
    1. does not violate the equal rights of another

      What were equal rights? The terms appear losely applied as the primary focus was white males. This is able to portray the relativity of meaning behind words, as equal rights placed in different societal contexts can be free to be expanded or limited in within the societal beliefs and values.

    2. To give to every citizen the i

      The use of the phrase "every citizen" carries an inclusive connotation that brings about images of unity and progress but the reality of the phrase is that at the time period the denotation of citizen was limited to a small minority of priviledged individuals. This provides insight into the importance of historical context and how the time period can frame the interpretation of certain words and writings.