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Encouraging Others to Rebel
Now that we have discussed the Introduction to the Revolutionary Period, Patrick Henry’s “Speech to the Virginia Convention,” and Thomas Paine’s The Crisis No. 1, you need to respond to the following prompt:
You are one of the colonists during the Revolutionary Period. You want to join the rebel forces who want to separate from England, and you want to encourage other colonists to do the same. Write a paragraph that would motivate a reader to leave the protection of England in order to form a new country.
Rubric: Topic Sentence ____/2 points
5-8 Details ____/15 points
Concluding Sentence ____/2 points
Transitional Words ____/1 point
Total Points ____/20 points
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