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Read this passage carefully and then answer the question that follows:When Thomas Jefferson wrote in the American Declaration of Independence that 'All men are created equal', he was not seeking to describe men's endowments, but their political and legal rights. He was not saying that men do not differ from one another in the powers and dimensions of their bodies, minds and characters. He was asserting that, despite variations and differences, they all possessed the right to equal political and legal treatment. We must, however ask of what real value are political and legal equality to a man who has no bread to eat, no clothes to wear, no roof to shelter him, no chance to earn a livelihood? What we understand as a domestic society must provide for its citizens the kind of political and legal treatment that preserves a person's minimum status as a member of that society, that keeps him from becoming a beggar, outcast or outlaw, and that offers him some protection in his deprivation, losses and tears. In our time, the nations of the democratic world have installed elaborate systems of social security and welfare, ranging from compensation for industrial accidents to subsidized housing, unemployment insurance old age pensions, psychiatric care, and national health services. It is encouraging that the democratic nations are making a serious efforts to provide against the characteristics loses and disasters of human life. The evolving status of the Negro in America is attracting the attention of the champions of equality. Much has been written on the wrongs, injustices and inequalities of the coloured citizen, of the USA and much remains to be said, because the history of this struggle for human rights is still unfolding.One of the following is a social service provided by a democratic nation.

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A) Making all men free

B) Making sure that all men become equal

C) Ensuring that no member of that society is ignored.

D) Providing free means of livelihood


The correct answer is C.


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