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Revolutionary Review

Franklin arrives in Philadelphia in his working dress because — his best clothes are coming around by sea
In this selection from his autobiography, Franklin seems most eager to portray his — ability to work steadfastly toward his goals
Franklin considers moral perfection to be a(n) — state attainable through study and practice
In developing a method for examining virtues, Franklin reveals his — logical and orderly mind
Franklin ranks the virtues according to — the idea that the mastery of one virtue facilitates the mastery of the next virtue
In All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, the “Credo” Robert Fulghum describes writing from an early age was essentially a — personal statement of belief
Fulghum compares the kindergarten rule “Clean up your own mess” to — government policy
One saying from Poor Richard’s Almanack suggests that successfully ordering your own affairs is a greater accomplishment than ordering things on paper. That saying is — “He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes books.”
The saying “If a man could have half his wishes, he would double his troubles” suggests that — people usually wish for things that are not ultimately good for them
“Love your neighbors; yet don’t pull down your hedge” is closest in meaning to which of these lines by the poet Robert Frost? “Good fences make good neighbors”
What probable reason does Franklin suggest for his giving the boatmen his only shilling, even though Franklin did the rowing? The poorer one is, the more generous, for fear of looking poor.
Why does Franklin place the attainment of virtues in a numerical order? He believes that some virtues help pave the way for others
Robert Fulghum’s assertion that one can derive life lessons from kindergarten lessons suggests that — the things that matter most in life are simple
The aphorisms in Poor Richard’s Almanack support the basic belief that — prudence in all things is best
Henry points out a contradiction between British — claims of peaceful intent and their growing military presence in America
Henry recounts several instances in which the colonists sought agreement and acceptable terms with the British. He reviews these incidents in order to persuade the delegates that — all peaceful options have been tried and have failed
Henry states that the colonists have the advantage over the British because the colonists have — moral correctness and conviction
Henry advocates immediate action by the colonists because the — conflict has already begun and the colonists have no choice but to fight
The main purpose of Patrick Henry’s speech is to — persuade his fellow delegates to fight against the British
One point that Henry does not cite as a reason for immediate military action is the — boost that war would give the economy
With the words “God . . . will raise up friends to fight our battles for us,” Henry is suggesting — other nations might come to the aid of the colonists
Henry seeks to dissuade the delegates from resorting to argument because — after ten years all attempts at argument have been exhausted
To whom is Henry addressing when he uses the word “sir”? The president of the convention
When Henry uses the words “chains and slavery” near the end of his speech, he is referring to the — price he does not want people to pay for peace
One mode of persuasion that Henry uses at the start of his speech is — flattery
“I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past. And judging by the past,... , to justify those hopes with which gentlemen have been pleased to solace themselves Henry is using — logic to engage his listeners’ attention
Which of the following excerpts is the best example of persuasion through an emotional appeal? “There is no retreat, but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged!”
Created by: JRog