Revolutionary / Romanics / Realist Quotes FINALS

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Patrick Henry

"...besides, sir, we have no election"

Ben Franklin

"I wished to live without committing any fault at any time"

Thomas Jefferson

"We hold these truths to be self-evident"

Thomas Paine

"...a common murderer, a highwayman, or a housebreaker has as much pretense as he"

Malcolm X

"...we should get whatever is necessary to protect ourselves in a country or in an area where the governmental ability to protect us has been broken down!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Thomas Paine

"The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country"

Martin Luther King

"Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral"

Martin Luther King

"To accept passively an unjust system is to cooperate with that system"

Thomas Paine

"What we obtain too cheap we esteem too lightly"

Thomas Jefferson

"He has kept among us in times of peace, standing armies without the consent of our legislatures"

Patrick Henry

"We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth"

Thomas Jefferson

"...a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes that impel them to the separation"

Patrick Henry

"Has Great Britain an enemy in this quarter of the world to calll for all this accumulation of armies and navy?"

Patrick Henry

"They tell us, sir, that we are in fact weak- unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger?"

Patrick Henry

"I am willing to know the whole truth..."

Patrick Henry

"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided and that is the lamp of experience"

Patrick Henry

Which Revolutionary author relies more on reason than the other? Thomas Paine or Patrick Henry

Thomas Paine

Which revolutionary author relies more on an emotional appeal in his speech than the other? Thomas Paine or Patrick Henry

General to Specific

The constitution goes from (Choose one): specific to general, general to specific, general to general, specific to specific?

The Crisis

Which famous speech uses the most loaded words?: Virginia Convention or The Crisis

Virginia Convention

Which famous speech uses the most rhetoricall questions?: Virginia Convention or The Crisis

Transcendentalism

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are both examples of what type of literature of the 1800's?

Realism

Ambrose Bierce (author of "Horseman in the Sky") is an example of an author from what type of literature of the 1800's?

Romanticism

Although Edgar Allen Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne had depressing thoughts and stories, they are considered to be examples of two authors from what type of literature of the 1800's?

Emerson

"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist"

Emerson

"Envy is ignorance.... Imitation is suicide"

Emerson

"What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what people think"

Emerson

"To be great is to be misunderstood"

Patrick Henry

"Give me Liberty, or Give me Death!"

Patrick Henry

"IF I kept my mouth shut... I'd be a traitor..."

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