ENGL 201 Test 2 Liberty University

  1. Words such as “inalienable,” “annihilation,” “usurpations,” and “invariably” are examples of the formal language used by Thomas Jefferson in “The Declaration of Independence.”
  2. Which of Thomas Paine’s work was a discourse intended to be a religious revolution to subject major religions to scientific scrutiny and criticism?
  3. Advocated 13 down to earth get-ahead-in-life virtues.
  4. The clause too, reprobating the enslaving the inhabitants of Africa, was struck out in complaisance to  South Carolina and Georgia, who had never attempted to restrain the importation of slaves, and who, on the contrary, still wished to continue it.  Our northern brethren also, I believe, felt a little tender under those censures; for though their people had very few slaves themselves, yet they had been pretty considerable carriers of them to others. This statement was written by________
  5. First African-American woman to publish a book of poetry.
  6. Rationalists did not view human beings as free agents whose minds work as they themselves choose.
  7. Benjamin Franklin’s success as a writer is in part due to his use of formal language rather than the plain style and language of the common people.
  8. Thomas Paine was coeditor of the
  9. Viewed America as an Edenic place of new beginnings and regeneration.
  10. Similar to Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley adopted a poetic voice that is personal and private.
  11. Regarded as a model of the self-made man; shared his rag-to-riches story in his Autobiography.
  12. Rene Descartes propounded the idea of God as “First Cause.”
  13. Rene Descartes propounded a philosophy with the insistence that only thing one cannot doubt is one’s own existence.
  14. Wrote “The American Crisis,” a series of pamphlets published during the actual fighting for independence that made possible the motivation and success of the Revolution.
  15. The 13 virtues of self-improvement course that Benjamin Franklin expounded included order and justice.
  16. Commonly regarded as the greatest propagandist of the American Revolution.
  17. Wrote “To His Excellency General Washington,” which was praised by Washington.
  18. This work by Thomas Paine motivated independent fighters and stirred a spirit and passion of patriotism
  19. Thomas Jefferson describes Wheatley’s poetry as “elegant lines…exhibiting striking proof of … poetical talents.”
  20. Works celebrate spiritual salvation.
  21. The Declaration of Independence appropriates some of the tenets or ideas derived from the Age of Reason or Revolutionary period. Which tenet or idea does the underlined or highlighted part derive from (or allude to)? 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.
  22. His Autobiography was written in 1771
  23. Wrote an elegy on the death of Reverend George Whitefield.
  24. Authored “Notes on the State of Virginia”
  25. His father was a Quaker; his mother was Anglican.
  26. In this work, Thomas Paine urged his audience to undertake revolutionary action to create a new democratic society.
  27. Imitating the style of Paine’s “Common Sense,” Jefferson used the language of the common people when drafting the Declaration.
  28. A major theme of Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography is way to wealth.
  29. The quest for emancipation is a main idea featured in Thomas Jefferson’s “Notes on the State of Virginia.”
  30. As coeditor of the Pennsylvania Magazine, he injected himself into American politics.
  31. Referred to by June Jordan as a “Miracle.”
  32. One of the reasoning of the “Declaration of Independence” is “self-evident” natural and inalienable rights.
  33. In his Autobiography published in 1829, he discusses some of the changes made in the draft version of the declaration before it was approved.
  34. Advocated way to wealth practices that included practice of industry
  35. Wrote an inspirational essay that Washington read to troops during the American Revolution.
  36. Thomas Jefferson envisioned America as an Edenic place of new beginnings and regeneration.
  37. In this work, Thomas Paine outlined the rewards of victory and the consequences of defeat.
  38. Thomas Jefferson authored Autobiography.
  39. An Act that lifted duties on imported tea by India Company.
  40. The 13 virtues of self-improvement course that Benjamin Franklin expounded included chastity.