In the long list of “He…” and “For…” statements, how did the writer develop his argument? In other words, how do those statements prove the point he was trying to make?
List two of those statements that you find particularly convincing. Describe what they mean and why you think they are important.
In the last paragraph, what are the two or three most important things the writer says? (Use exact quotes from the text) What was the author’s purpose in writing this text? What did he want to do? In other words, what do you think the Declaration of Independence was supposed to accomplish when people read it?
Explain the significance of this work. In other words, why is it so important?