Questions on the Crisis

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1. According to the first paragraph, who will "shrink from the service of his country"? 2. What will the people who do not shrink from service deserve? 3. According to the first paragraph, what has Britain declared? 4. According to the final paragraph, what will a person "whose heart is firm" pursue "unto death"? 5. What opinion of offensive wars does Paine express in the final paragraph? 6. What does Paine mean when he refers to "the summer soldier" and "the sunshine patriot"? 7. What is the point of Paine's story about the tavern keeper at Amboy? 8. Name two emotions to which Paine appeals in his essay. 9. How might a colonist who had remained loyal to the British react to Paine's argument? 10. Paine uses the aphorism "the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph" to express his belief that hardships faced by the American forces during the war will make their eventual victory more meaningful. Find one more aphorism used in Paine's essay and explain the point he is making with it *

* He states that the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will shrink from the service of his country during crisis. * He believes that if you do not shrink from deserves the love and thanks of a man and woman * Both tax and bind America in everything that America tries to do. * The one person whose heart is firm will pursue his principles. * He believe that offensive war is murder

* He refers to the summer soldiers he is saying soldiers only want to be a part of the war during the good times. * He’s point that he is trying to show is some of the colonists tried to avoid the war. * I would say the main emotion would be anger because of the war. * They were very angry and upset about this argument

* “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph” to express his belief.
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