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Serialized Story Guide for Teachers, Students and Families

By Antonette Bomentre-Walter and Chris Yatchyshyn

Answers to Questions in the Guide

Chapter 4 - The Secret is Revealed

Recalling the Facts

1. Lewes, England

2. write

3. write a petition

4. Parliament

5. Latin

6. Thomas Paine

7. The Headstrong Club

Comprehension Questions

1.The Englishman in the story that Paine was telling. It gave him a purpose; a talent to utilize.

2. He met a very famous person from America, Benjamin Franklin; he would help Thomas.

3. The House of Lords and The House of Commons

4. He was 30 years old; previously he failed in business, at sea and as a tax collector.

5. Writing and debating; "independence".

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