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lukejcase
2021-01-13 16:11:48
Read this excerpt from the Declaration of Independence. “Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. 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.” Which statement best describes the excerpt? A. This is the minor premise of the Declaration of Independence. B. This is the major premise of the Declaration of Independence. C. This is the evidence presented in the Declaration of Independence. D. This is the conclusion of the Declaration of Independence.
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kalynstowe
2021-01-13 17:39:26

This excerpt is neither from the Preamble nor from the Conclusion of the Declaration of Independence: it is from a part called "Indictment" where the Declaration lists the mistakes of the king: this means that it provides evidence for the need to be independent of the king The correct answer is: C. This is the evidence presented in the Declaration of Independence.

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