So What’s the Difference? The Debate over American Independence

By |2019-05-09T12:02:21-05:00September 18th, 2010|Categories: American Founding, Politics|

In a particularly frenzied debate over Equality in the Constituent Assembly during the French Revolution, the old story goes, one citizen-deputy enthusiastically affirmed that “There is very little difference between men and women!” At which assertion the entire body rose to its feet shouting “Vive la différence!” So it was with Britain and America during [...]