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Tilbury Speech, Queen Elizabeth

In line 2, the addressee states she has been discouraged by some not to “commit ourself to armed multitudes” for which of the following reasons?


Committing to arms is a rash decision and would be precarious for the nation.


Arming her people could empower them to use force against their own country rather than their enemies.


The cost of arms could bankrupt the nation.


In the hands of the people, force could empower them to side with their enemies in the pursuit of her own assassination.


She does not desire to distrust her faithful and loving people.

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