According to the first paragraph, who will "shrink from the service of his country." The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot.
What will the people who do not shrink from service deserve? They deserve admiration.
According to the first paragraph, what has Britain declared? Britain has declared that she has a right (not only to TAX) but "to BIND us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER" and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then is there not such a thing as slavery upon earth. 4.
According to the final paragraph, what will a person "whose heart is firm" pursue "unto death"? A person whose heart is firm will pursue their principles unto death.
What opinion of offensive wars does Paine express in the final paragraph? He means that if the colonies declare war on England. They didn’t wait for England to declare war on them and then respond to it. The colonies started the was which means England is on “offence.” 6.
What does Paine mean when he refers to "the summer soldier" and "the sunshine patriot"? He basically saying they’re only solders who like to fight in the warm summer & good weather. They’re too weak to fight in the cold winter and rainy days. 7.
What is the point of Paine's story about the tavern keeper at Amboy? The tavern keeper said let this baby in my arms suffer through the war when she grows up, just as long as I don't have to suffer it in my day. He was only thinking of himself. He was trying to show how selfish people are about their independence. 8.
Name two emotions to which Paine appeals in his essay.
Anger and sympathy.
How might a colonist who had remained loyal to the British react to Paine's argument? Paine knew that a colonist was not going to support a war for independence. He had to make it more than that so he used many relations between the American cause and beliefs that colonists believed in. He referred to God in his writing. This referral was used to encourage the idea that a war against Britain would...
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