The World's Great Speeches - Study Guide The United States Summary & Analysis

Lewis Copeland
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In "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Jonathan Edwards likens the wrath of God to dammed waters, saying that the backwaters rise higher, creating more pressure until the release, which is fierce. He goes on to issue a warning to sinners, urging them to consider the danger of the situation. He concludes by saying that those who know Christ should distance themselves from God's wrath, which is certainly near at hand. In "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death," Patrick Henry addressed the President with the question of why America is trying to evade war. He says that war has already begun, though there are those who deny that, and ends with his famous impassioned plea, "Give me liberty, or give me death!"

In "On the Faults of the Constitution," Benjamin Franklin says that he does not completely approve...

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