Explain Why Does Jefferson Present Such A Long List Of Grievances

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1.(a) Why does Jefferson present such a long list of grievances? Jefferson presents such long list of grievances to impact his audience. The reason why he also does not shorten his speech and continuously repeats "He is" or "He has" is to show his audience what the U.S. has to go against with England and with that also emphasizing the many reasons why they were declaring their independence. The long lists facts he uses to make it all true also showed it was not just a few. (b) Does this list make her argument more or less convincing? Why? Listing all the serious issues and grievances especially explaining all of them he was able to convince very high political bodies. 2. What strategy does Jefferson use to organize his list of …show more content…

4. (a) Who is the intended audience for each of these works? Jefferson intends to captivate the king's attention as his audience, the colonies and any political body in The Declaration of Independence. Thomas Paine's audience were the soldiers of America for the most part, civilians, and others against Britain and the war in The Crisis. (b) What kinds of supporting evidences would you expect to see in writing meant for each audience? In Jefferson's speech in The Declaration of Independence there would be a lot more political blame "He has refused his assent to laws..." (Jefferson 157) "He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign..." (Jefferson 158) He has a very dark and serious way to speak yet direct, but nothing less to expect when matters like these are extremely important. In Paine's speed he is lighter to speak and inspirational "The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country;…" (Paine 160) Inspiring the soldiers and people to fight he has to say a strong but encouraging …show more content…

3.(a) What measures does Henry say the colonists have already tried in their dealings with England? "There is no retreat but in submission and slavery!" (Henry 190) They have done everything England has told them to do therefore are slaves to them. (b) What examples does Henry provide to support his position that compromise with the British is not a workable solution? "What term shall we find which not have been already exhausted? Let us not, I beseech you sir, deceive ourselves longer." (Henry 188) They have attempted everything even pretend it was not occurring and looking away. 4.(a) What course of action does Henry want the colonists to take? "we must fight!I repeat it, sir, we must!" (Henry 189) (b) What is Henry's answer to the objection that the colonists are not ready to fight against the British? He does not want to live in a world, in a life where it is dear, peace, sweet but only at the price of being in chains and slavery. "but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!" (Henry 190) 5.(a) Do you think Henry was prepared to stand behind his words when he exclaimed, "Give me liberty or give me death"? Why, or why

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