Thomas Jefferson creates a list of grievances, basically complaints against Great Britain. Jefferson knew in order to call a revolution there must be evidence. One of his grievances was with King George, because he refused to pass laws for the people of the colonies. King George would pay off judges to side with him and would also call legislative meetings in places it was difficult for the colony leaders to attend.
I think what Jefferson meant by “all men are created equal” is that every man has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Jefferson also didn’t mention race which I think is important because he was