The American Crisis

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    2007 the financial market plummeted along with the housing market. This event overwhelmed the economy and the real estate market as a whole. Millions faced foreclosure and short sales; thousands lost their homes. Many had to relocate while others faced homelessness. There was a domino effect; vacant homes created increased crime and as a result buyer confidence declined for those who were financially able to buy. Homeowners were underwater; their mortgages were greater than what their homes were worth. It was a frightening time throughout America. For decades purchasing a home has been the American dream, a milestone in one’s life. And for some time, during the recession, it was thought that the American Dream was now a thing of the past. However, despite such harsh realities and devastating losses such as the loss of a home by foreclosures and short sales, which millions faced, the American dream is still embedded in the fabric of our lives and buying a home is as feasible today as it has ever been.…

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    What do you think of when you hear the word crisis? Do you think of something that happened in history, or do you think of things that are happening in your own life? “The American Crisis” as better known as just “The Crisis” was a series of pamphlets that Thomas Paine wrote after writing his well known pamphlet, “Common Sense”. There are sixteen pamphlets in total and all of them were published from 1776 to 1783. Thomas Paine’s The Crisis uses pathos most effectively because it utilizes the…

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    about the rescue of the six by the Canadian government would ignite a media explosion with the news that the Carter administration was either inept or was lying to the public. Apparently, the public, as well as the media, were caught by surprise when they were rescued. According to Nacos, the reporter’s descriptions, background information, transitional texts, and anchorage comments during the hostage crisis depicted government’s failure to tame the situation (29). It means that the government…

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    The Crisis played big role in Americas history. Their were so many events that took place April 1942 was one. Every event was important. April 1942 mainly dealt with Universities, Negros, and protest. It has some important people in each article who played a big role in this event. An average of one news paper was printed a day. Each article was states facts that went on in history and what the negro’s had to go through. So much has changed in the world today, thats why we need to know our…

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    American Disability Crisis

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    passed. This act provided for the ones in need, especially targeting the elderly, dependent children, the unemployed and handicapped. Although not much, the efforts act was of little help to these following people. After the end of World War 1 and 2, many of the veterans from the war had been left with if not physical injuries, mental injuries also. Some of the common forms of handicap were paralysis of the body parts, and also Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD and the other mental…

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    Thomas Paine’s motivational pamphlet “The American Crisis” was effective for common colonialists in the 1770s and 1780s because it emotionally appealed to unity and religious faith through euphony, analogy, and rhetorical question, which convince readers to fight against England for independence. He argued that since God supported them and this would overcome the physically powerful British army, the colonies had to protect themselves against the oppression that he claimed Britain was unfairly…

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    The fight for independence that took place in America in the 1770’s, more than being a spontaneous act, was derived and supported by influential writers such as Thomas Paine who used various persuasive literary methods to influence the common Americans. Thomas Paine in two of his works, “The American Crisis” and “ Common Sense”, demonstrates his ability to persuade the wast majority to support the independence of America. One tactic that is employed by Paine is the use of guilt in order to…

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    because it is forcing them to see it as an enlightened, rebellion support would view any arguments for the Tories and their actions. Paine includes his shifting of pronouns within his pamphlet because he puts the entire pamphlet. He does this because when someone can imagine it happening for themselves and are put in the position to imagine it, they are more inclined to understand someone’s position. Paine putting each reader in the position and undergo his thought process allows the Tories to…

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    One of the most influential political writers of this age was Thomas Paine, whose most popular works include Common Sense and The American Crisis. Thomas Paine was a revolutionary who had a great impact on the revolutionary period as a genre and on patriotism as a whole because he knew how to appeal to his audience and used rhetoric in his writing. Thomas Paine was born an Englishman and came to America in late 1774, due to the recommendation of Benjamin Franklin. About a year later in January,…

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    Thomas Paine in the book American Crisis claims that america needs to continue the difficult fight against britain for independence. Paine supports his claim by utilizing personification, rhetorical questions, appeals to ethos through the bible and the audience's fears. The audiences purpose is to convince the american people to continue the fight in order to gain independence from great britain. The author writes in a serious tone for the american citizens hesitant to if the war is worth the…

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