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"Give Me Liberty:" Purpose

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Give Me Liberty, Patrick Henry

Henry, Patrick. "Give Me Liberty!" Richmond, Virginia. 23 Mar. 1775. History.org. Web. 23 Aug. 2016.

The speaker's PRIMARY purpose in this passage is to

A

show the British soldiers respect.

B

remind the colonists that they are at a disadvantage.

C

motivate the colonists to join the war.

D

imply that the British soldiers are more powerful than the American rebels.

E

convince the listeners that war is avoidable.