Patrick Henry and Benjamin Franklin Speeches

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In “Speech in the Virginia Convention,” Patrick Henry says, surprisingly, that he must take a certain action against England in order to be a true patriot. What is this action?
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Speak out against England
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A rhetorical question asks a question in which the answer is already known. What would be the answer to the questions Henry asks in this passage from “Speech in the Virginia Convention”? “And what have we to oppose them[the British government]? Shall we try argument?”
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We have nothing to fight them with, because arguments don’t work.
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What action does Henry want his audience to take in “Speech in the Virginia Convention”?
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To fight Britain
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In “Speech in the Virginia Convention,” what emotion does Henry say is natural to people but should not be trusted in dealings with Britain?
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Hope
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In “Speech in the Virginia Convention,” which passage appeals to the reader’s sense of reason?
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His actions are guided by “the lamp of experience.”
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What “storm” does Henry say approached the new nation?
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War with Great Britain
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When Patrick Henry ends his speech with “give me liberty or give me death,” he repeats words. What else does he repeat in this phrase?
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The structure of a verb followed by a pronoun and a noun
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Which statement from ” Speech in the Virginia Convention” appeals to the reader’s emotions?
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” The war is inevitable-and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come!”
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What does Franklin say as a sort of confession in ” Speech in the Convention”?
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He does not completely approve of the document but supports it anyway.
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In “Speech in the Convention,” Franklin mentions a women who says, ” But I meet with nobody but myself that is always in the right.” Which sentence is a restatement of this idea?
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I never find errors in my own thinking
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In “Speech in the Convention,” why does Franklin think the delegates should keep their concerns about the constitution to themselves?
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He wants the public to have confidence in the government
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In which sentence is the meaning of the word unanimity suggested?
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Franklin urged every member of the Convention to sign the Constitution.
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Which of the following groups would contain churchgoers?
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Sects

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