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Emerging Nations

Quiz 2.04

Although Franklin, like Puritans, greatly values a virtuous life, Franklin's writing differs from Puritan writing in that it is witty
Franklin can best be characterized as a _______. genius with many talents
Central to Franklin's scheme for self-perfection is his optimism regarding the possibility of personal change
Poor Richard can best be characterized as witty and wise
Heading Franklin's list of 13 virtues is Temperance
When Paine speaks of the "summer soldier and the sunshine patriot," he refers to people who are unwilling to make difficult personal sacrifices
Paine believes that God will protect the Colonists because they have diligently tried to avoid war
Which of the following literary devices does Paine use when he describes the Tory plan as "peace surpasseth all understanding"? parody
Franklin's character can best be described as enterprising
Benjamin Franklin makes a plan to master 13 virtues in order to ________. achieve moral perfection
One way Thomas Paine develops his argument in Common Sense is by______ giving an argument and a counterargument
Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine write for different purposes, but both writers _______ show that humans can improve themselves and society
What is Thomas Paine's goal in The Crisis? to inspire American soldiers in their fight for independence
Read this quotation from the American Crisis by Thomas Paine: "Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death," describes the virtue of ________. resolution
Which aphorism from Poor Richard's Almanac best reflects the virtue of industry? Don't throw stones at your neighbors, if your own windows are glass.
Created by: deharris2