“Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America.”
- In “Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America.” Franklin asserts that the colonists are the true “savages” (not the Native Americans). Identify two arguments he makes to prove his case. Are these arguments effective? Why or why not?
- Thomas Paine’s Common Sense is an argumentative essay. What argument is Paine making? How does he structure
his argument? What do YOU think is his most persuasive point and why?