Personal Summary: Isabel Gardner's Declaration Of Independence

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The name is Isabel Gardner and I am a slave at the age of 13. My younger sister, Ruth and I both desire freedom. I want to live a life not as a slave but as a free person that is treated equally and with respect. I do not want to be treated like a farm animal and get beat for doing something I do not want to do.

If every man has the right to be free and treated equally, why not me? In fact, the Declaration of Independence, written by our Founding Father's states,”We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal.” This is morally wrong, a slave is no different from a regular free person, we should be treated the same. After a while, you start counting us a 3/5 of a free