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August 27, 2014

Homework Help: English 3

Posted by meena on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:56pm.

Question 1

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”

These lines establish the __________________ for the Declaration of Independence.

thesis

theme

purpose

pathos

Question 2

“Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our Brittish brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.”

The theme of this passage from the Declaration of Independence is best described as:

many attempts were made to obtain assistance from the British people

the British people were considered brethren or allies

connections and correspondence were interrupted

the British legislature extended an unwarranted jurisdiction over the colonies

Question 3

“We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.”

These lines from the Declaration of Independence are an example of the use of _______________.

logos

pathos

theme

purpose

Question 4

“We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States;”

These lines from the Declaration of Independence are an example of the use of _______________.

logos

theme

ethos

thesis

Question 5

“Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.”

These lines from the Declaration of Independence are an example of the use of _______________.

ethos

logos

theme

purpose

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