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Unit 2

Voices of an Emerging Nation

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How does Benjamin Franklin seek to achieve moral perfection? by mastering 13 basic virtues
In Common Sense, Thomas Paine strengthens his argument by___________ presenting counterarguments and showing why they are wrong
In their written works, both Ben Franklin and Thomas Paine ________ demonstrate the ability of humans to improve themselves and society
According to Thomas Jefferson, human rights are based on the laws of nature and God
What is one theme of Phillis Wheatley's "On Being Brought from Africa to America"? People of all colors can be redeemed by god.
Olaudah Equiano illustrates the horrors of his journey on the slave ship by______ using vivid sensory details
How does Francis Scott Key convey the "glory" of the American flag? He builds tension, and then reveals that he flag is still standing.
Why is it significant that "the Star-Spangled Banner" was written during a time of war? The song united the nation and sparked a sense of patriotism.
Read from The Crisis, by Thomas Paine: Tis the business of little minds to shrink; be he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct will pursue his principles. until death." These words show Paine & Franklin celebrate which virtue? resolution
Which aphorism from Poor Richard's Almanac best reflects the virtue of industry? No gains without pains.
For what purpose does Thomas Paine write the American Crisis? to motivate weary troops in their fight for American independence
How does Jefferson organize the indictment section of the Declaration of Independence? He presents his most powerful argument last.
Which statement best expresses the attitudes of a number of Olaudah Equiano's countrymen in "Aboard a Slave Ship"? They prefer death to slavery.
What two things does Phillis Wheatley compare in "An Hymn to the Evening"? the human heart and the setting sun
Which of the following best describes Benjamin Franklin? enterprising
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