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As you read the passage below, consider how Martin Luther King Jr. uses.
1.evidence, such as facts or examples, to support claims.
2.reasoning to develop ideas and to connect claims and evidence.
3.stylistic or persuasive elements, such as word choice or appeals to emotion,to add power to the ideas expressed.


Write an essay in which you explain how Martin Luther King Jr. builds an argument to persuade his audience that American involvement in the Vietnam War is unjust. In your essay, analyze how King uses one or more of the features listed in the box above (or features of your own choice) to strengthen the logic and persuasiveness of his argument. Be sure that your analysis focuses on the most relevant features of the passage.

Your essay should not explain whether you agree with King’s claims, butrather explain how King builds an argument to persuade his audience.