Posted by kandy on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 2:03pm.
1.When Thomas Paine writes about reconciliation, he is referring to
the southern Colonies staying peacefully connected to the northern Colonies.
the Colonies staying peacefully connected with Great Britain.
the Colonists staying peacefully connected to Native Americans.
Great Britain staying peacefully connected with Europe. ~
2.Which of the following statements about Common Sense is NOT true?
Common Sense was written the same year as the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense to persuade colonists to fight for independence.
The printing press enabled the wide circulation of Common Sense.
Thomas Paine was hanged for treason after writing Common Sense.~
3.Thomas Paine believed America should be
an asylum, a safe place, for all people.~
a British colony.
a continent of many nations.
a city on a hill.
Asylum is a word with multiple meanings. Read the following sentence from Common Sense.
“This new world hath been the asylum for the persecuted lovers of civil and religious livery from every part of Europe.”
4.In this context, does asylum have a positive or negative connotation?
5.Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense to
Revolutionary War soldiers.
colonists in 1776, prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ~
the British monarchy.
women seeking the right to vote.
~ = my answer
- ENGLISH - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 2:26pm
I agree with all of your answers except 4.
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wrong on 1 and 4!!
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all but 1 was right.
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