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"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."

Which phrase in this passage from the Declaration of Independence directly states the purpose of the document? (5 points)

to dissolve the political bands
to assume among the powers of the earth
impel them to the separation
declare the causes
Score: 0 of 5
2.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.—That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, —That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”

The theme of this passage from the Declaration of Independence is best described as: (5 points)

the people must remove any government that destroys rights
certain truths are easily understood
life, liberty, and happiness are the most important rights
new government brings safety and happiness
Score: 5 of 5
3.

"In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people."

These lines from the Declaration of Independence are an example of the use of _______________. (5 points)

thesis
ethos
purpose
pathos
Score: 0 of 5
4.

"The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world."

These lines from the Declaration of Independence are an example of the use of _______________. (5 points)

ethos
pathos
theme
thesis
Score: 0 of 5
5.

"Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed."

These lines from the Declaration of Independence are an example of the use of _______________. (5 points)

ethos
logos
theme
purpose
Score: 0 of 5

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Analysis of Declaration of Independence Passage
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"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the
political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the
earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle
them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes
which impel them to the separation." Which phrase in this passage from the Declaration of
Independence directly states ...


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