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included newlyAhead.” List the most three most significant ideasmobilized laborers,that influenced our founding fathers as theyartisans, andresisted new imperial policies.
Section 2: HIPP+If at length it becomes undoubted that an inveterate resolution is formed to annihilate the liberties of the governed, the English history affords frequent examples of resistance by force. What particular circumstances will in any future case justify such resistance can never be ascertained till they happen. Perhaps it may be allowable to say generally, that it never can be justifiable until the people are fully convinced that any further submission will be destructive to their happiness.Source: Letter III, Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania, JohnDickenson, 1767, Public DomainHistorical Context:-This letter seems to be written by an angry English colonist in, which was during the time when England was bombarding the colonists with taxes like the Stamp Act, Sugar Act, and particularly the Townshend Acts of 1767Intended Audience:-This Pennsylvania farmer most likely wrote this letter to a friend/ family member that, may even hold a position in governmentAuthor’s Purpose:-To covey to his reader that if England is going to continuously harm them andtheir rights then they shouldn’t be surprised when the people start rebelling using forceAuthor’s Point of View:-This farmer like many other hardworking people in the British colonies are suffering because of the heavy taxes the British government is imposing on them and that their rights are being taken from them+Other Context (Similar in Kind, In a Different Time)-Similar to how the British colonists rebelled against England’s maltreatment, NathanielBacon and the (former) indenturedservants of Virginia’s Bacon’s Rebellion also exemplified how neglect/ mistreatment from the government resulted in a violent uprising
Reading Guide written by Rebecca Richardson, Allen High School
Sources include but are not limited to: 2015 edition of AMSCO’s United States History Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, Wikipedia.org, College Board Advanced Placement United States History Framework, writing strategies developed by Mr. John P. Irish, Carroll High School, 12thedition of American Pageant, other sources as cited in document, and other sources as cited in document and collected/adapted over 20 years of teaching and collaborating..