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I think that is a good question that our movement should ask ourselves, now and again.
I guess I am unsure of the answer. Looking at the evidence pumped into our brains by the brainwashing devices of government, known as television and nightly news broadcasts, one might infer that we are a long way away from a stateless society.
The evidence I see with my own eyes tells a different story. Many people I talk to are on board with the notion of peacefully dissolving the federal government. It is clear that we are a long way down the freedom road, compared to former times, when we declared our independence from England.
One of the biggest issues many people have with the men who openly defied the most powerful empire of their time is that for all of their talk about natural rights and the freedom of mankind, many owned other human beings. I really cannot argue with that. Sure, many of them called for the abolition of slavery, but slavery continued until the civil war.
The freedom movement is poised to push our liberty to another level. It seems that, like so many other developments, we take a step back before we take a giant step forward.
The Civil War included a step backward. It solidified the power of a centralized government in this country. That being said, the end of slavery must be seen for what it is. No man can own another man.
Today, that seems obvious. Yet, our government tells us what we can put in our bodies. It forces us to do all sorts of things, from mandatory vaccination to who we sell our goods to, we cannot even choose whether or not to seek treatment for our children.
On top of that, we do not own land; we rent it through property taxes. We are forced to pay our government for the privilege of working through income taxes. This theft is just one method through which slavery, which we thought we eradicated, is still alive and well.
What should we do? How should we free ourselves from this violation of the rights of man? How do we take that leap? The answer was demonstrated during the Civil War by a woman who was told she was a slave.
She refused to accept that. Slavery is a mindset she never had, and neither should we. Harriet Tubman was born sometime between and in Maryland.
Both of her parents were slaves. She had 8 siblings.Apr 20, · Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman to replace Jackson on $20 bill.
Andrew Jackson will move to the back of the $20 to make room for the abolitionist. Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in Dorchester County on the Eastern shore of Maryland, in or , on the plantation of Edward Brodas or Brodess. Her birth name was Araminta, and she was called Minty until she changed her name to Harriet - after her mother - in her early teen years.
The Faith of Harriet Tubman: Forged Through Slavery, Scripture, and Supplication May 10, A wax likeness of the renowned abolitionist and conductor of the Underground Railroad Harriet Ross Tubman is unveiled at the Presidents Gallery by Madame Tussauds in Washington in celebration of Black History Month, Tuesday, February 7, Born into slavery around , Tubman certainly deserved a rest.
During her teenage years in Mary- joined the temperance movement and phies, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero by Kate Clifford Larson, Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton.
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Harriet Tubman was no one’s slave and to prove it, she not only freed herself but work tirelessly to free others. Slavery is a mindset she never had, and neither should we. Harriet Tubman was born sometime between and in Maryland.