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During the American Revolution ____ or "little books" were used to reach thousands of people and stir debates and action in response to growing discontent with British rule
the idea that people are born with rights and freedoms and that it is the function of government to protect those freedoms
Constitution of The United States of America
What is considered the country's most important piece of writing?
wife of John Adams who encouraged him to include rights of women in the nation's founding documents
the art of using language to argue effectively for or against a set of beliefs or course of action and to convince others to adopt a positions or act in a certain way
A writer can develop an argument _____ by beginning with a generalization, or premise, and proceeding to marshal examples and facts that support
Or a writer can develop an argument ____ by beginning with examples or facts and proceeding to draw a conclusion from them
use values or moral standards that are widely accepted as a way to persuade an audience
Jefferson was the governor of Virginia during the Revolutionary War and U.S. minister to France Afterward. He also served the new country as the first secretary of state, the second vice president, and the third president
Abigail took over management of the ____ and ___ as well as John's ____ affairs
materials written or made by people who took part in or witnessed the events portrayed
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