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Read the excerpt below and answer the question. 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 of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. What best describes Jefferson’s purpose in this excerpt? A. to condemn the British monarchy B. to gain sympathy for the American cause C. to appeal to the colonists’ British brethren D. to establish common ground with the reader

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steph2

B. In this passage, Thomas Jefferson discusses the efforts made by the American cause, while the British did not respond.

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