Were the founding fathers wrong when they wrote “all men are created equal”? Thomas Jefferson, a slave owner, was asked by the Continental Congress to draft The Declaration of Independence. The congress eventually agreed on its wording and the declaration of independence was approved. You are to research was scholars think about the statement in declaration “All men are created equal.” Were all men equal in 1776? Why or why not? Are all people living in America equal today? Why or why not? You are to research the topic and write the paper using the MLA format.