Short Exercise 3

Short Exercise 3 - a. I say Rights, for such they have,...

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Mickey Green February 21, 2008 Short Exercise 3 Section One: IDs 1. Is the source primary or secondary? a. John Adams’ text is primary. b. The Continental Association source is primary. 2. To what events does the document refer? When did the event(s) happen? a. This document is referring to the canon and feudal law that Adams is describing in the year of 1765. b. This document is referring to the creation of the Continental Association in the year of 1774. 3. Who is/are the main actor(s)? a. John Adams, god, citizens and subjects b. The majesty’s most loyal subjects, the delegates of several colonies 4. Who recorded the documents, and why? a. John Adams recorded the documents to show that we have to accept this new idea. b. The Continental Association, to tell the majesty that his peoples are distressed and are feeling oppressed. 5. Who was the intended audience? a. The colonies b. The king 6.
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Unformatted text preview: a. I say Rights, for such they have, undoubtedly, antecedent to all earthly government -- Rights that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws -- Rights derived from the great legislator of the universe. b. 13. That all manufactures of this country be sold at reasonable prices, so- that no undue advantage be taken of a future scarcity of goods. Section Two: Analysis 1. What did John Adams mean when he talked about liberty? 1 a. John Adams was trying to tell us that liberty is not just about peace and freedom, but it is about all people. People should have say in all matters relevant to their well-being. No one person should have all the power of the law. Law and order are the fundamentals of society and should be kept by all. According Kahlil Gibran, Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. 2...
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