English-Author's Purpose

5. Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine shared a similar purpose for writing. What was their purpose?
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to express and reflect
to persuade
to inform
to invite

Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independance and Thomas Paine wrote the Anti-British rule colonial pamphlet Common Sense. May be multiple answers.

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  1. Answered yesterday:

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  2. to pursuade

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  3. to inform

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  4. OMG NOOOOOOOO IT's to persuade!!! :o

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  5. Its persuade. Just took it.

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  6. 1. (B) and (C) William Bradford and Olaudah Equiano
    2. (B) to persuade
    3. (B) the oral tradition of Native Americans

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  7. becky is right, just took it and got 100%

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  8. Thank you Becky... Its Persuade!!!

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  9. She's still correct.

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  10. becky is still correct

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