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Examine the usage of the words bequeath and posterity in this excerpt from Thomas Paine's Common Sense. Then complete the setnences that follow. Charlie Wyatt bequeathed____________. The posterity________.

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    The authority of Great Britain over this continent, is a form of government, which sooner or later must have an end: And a serious mind can draw no true pleasure by looking forward, under the painful and positige conviction that what he calls, " the present constitution"is merely temporary. As parents, we can have no joy, knowing that this government is not sufficiently lasting to ensure any thing whicu we may bequeath to posterity.

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