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Benjamin Franklin:

The Autobiography, Poor Richard’s Almanack, Speech in the Convention, Call for Prayer

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Thomas Paine:

The Crisis

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Patrick Henry:

Speech in the Virginia Convention

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Michel-Guillame Jean de Crevècoeur:

Letters from an American Farmer

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Rev. Jacob Duche:

First Prayer of the Continental Congress
U. S. Constitution

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Appeal to reason

Appealing to people's judgement or resoning

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Appeal to authority

A fallacy in which a rhetor seeks to persuade an audience not by giving evidence but by appealing to the respect people have for the famous.

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Appeal to emotion

Appeal to emotion or argumentum ad passiones is a logical fallacy which uses the manipulation of the recipient's emotions, rather than valid logic, to win an argument.

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Parallelism

is the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning or meter.

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Alliteration

the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds

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Allusion

a statement that refers to something without mentioning it directly

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Hyperbole

Exaggeration

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Metaphor

a word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to another thing in order to show or suggest that they are similar

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Simile

Comparison using like or as

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Slogan

a word or phrase used to express a characteristic position or stand or a goal to be achieved

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Repetition

Repeating a word