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The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America

Jefferson, Thomas. "Declaration of Independence." Archives.gov. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2016.

What is the most economical way to express the following idea?

"He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions."

A

His goal is insurrections amongst the domestic population and he has endeavoured to incite vicious attacks from the Indians, who are savages, even though it is known that the Indians rule of warfare is total destruction.

B

He has encouraged fighting amongst our people and has worked to promote attacks by the Indians whose rule of warfare is a total destruction of everyone and everything.

C

He has encouraged attacks on the domestic population by Indian Savages, even though he knows that the Indians rule of warfare is a total destruction of men, women, and children.

D

Fighting amongst the domestic population and attacks by the Indian Savages are goals of the King despite his knowing that the inhabitants of our frontiers, the Indian Savages are merciless, and they aim for destruction all people, regardless of age, sex, or condition