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Unformatted text preview: o Governments are created to secure these rights o When a government denies these rights, the people can alter or abolish this tyrannical government (Major Premise of Argument) o Minor premise: King George and the British government have deliberately sought to reduce the American people under absolute despotism. o Conclusion: The American people have a right, indeed a duty, to abolish their present form of government and create new guards for their future security. Other persuasive strategies employed o Evoking biblical images of terror o Flimsy grievances shrouded in ambiguity and emotional fervor o Laborious piling up of facts...
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