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What is the tone in this paragraph? The tone is angry and disagreeing with the king’s policies because the king killed many people, so he felt angry and unhappy toward the king. He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.He has excited domestic Summarize the grievances or issues that Jefferson has with the king in this section. The king forced some of the colonists on the high seas to kill their own 4
insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.family members and incite the indians around the colonies to kill colonists. The indians killing rules is to kill everyone no matter if they are old, young male or female. In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.According to Jefferson, what have thecolonists attempted in the past?the colonists attempted to change some of the laws from britain and make them more reasonable to the colonists, but the king always refusedto change the law.  Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our British brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties ofour common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to thevoice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the restof mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.What other efforts did Jefferson claimthat the colonists made? The colonists tried to warn the britishes to stop extend unreasonablelaws over the colonists. The colonists tried to recall the friendship betweenNew England and England, and explain that there is no need to oppress the colonists.How did the “British brethren” respond to the colonists’ efforts?The “British brethren” ignored the request and efforts. The british brethren tries to plunder the colonists’ good.Read the underlined statement. Why is this an extreme statement? This is an extreme statement becausethe statement is very clear and direct and there is no tolerant or things in the middle between the enemies andthe friends.