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James Carroll

A new declaration of liberty

By James Carroll
July 9, 2007

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THE HOLIDAYS of July Fourth and July 14th are linked by the philosophical and chronological affinities between the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. That the grand ideals of the French and American revolutions were only partially realized takes nothing away from their importance as milestones on the march ... (Full article: 757 words)

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