"...besides, sir, we have no election"
"I wished to live without committing any fault at any time"
"We hold these truths to be self-evident"
"...a common murderer, a highwayman, or a housebreaker has as much pretense as he"
"...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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
"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"
"What we obtain too cheap we esteem too lightly"
"He has kept among us in times of peace, standing armies without the consent of our legislatures"
"We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth"
"...a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes that impel them to the separation"
"Has Great Britain an enemy in this quarter of the world to calll for all this accumulation of armies and navy?"
"They tell us, sir, that we are in fact weak- unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger?"
"I am willing to know the whole truth..."
"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided and that is the lamp of experience"
Which Revolutionary author relies more on reason than the other? Thomas Paine or Patrick Henry
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?
Which famous speech uses the most loaded words?: Virginia Convention or The Crisis
Which famous speech uses the most rhetoricall questions?: Virginia Convention or The Crisis
Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are both examples of what type of literature of the 1800's?
Ambrose Bierce (author of "Horseman in the Sky") is an example of an author from what type of literature of the 1800's?
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?
"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist"
"Envy is ignorance.... Imitation is suicide"
"What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what people think"
"To be great is to be misunderstood"
"Give me Liberty, or Give me Death!"
"IF I kept my mouth shut... I'd be a traitor..."