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Chapter 11: Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. How does George Harris use his appearance to pass as a gentleman?

2. What is ironic about the name that George assumes?

3. What Bible passage does Mr. Wilson quote to George?

4. With what example does George confront Mr. Wilson?

5. How does George convince Mr. Wilson that he is ready to risk escape and even death?

6. What ideas about government does George get from listening to Fourth of July speeches?

7. What did George’s father do to his family?

8. Who encouraged George to read and write?

9. What country does George feel safe to call his own?

10. What last instructions does George leave for Mr. Wilson?

Answers
1. He has a light enough complexion to disguise himself as a Spanish gentleman.

2. He takes the name Henry Butler, the last name implying a servant.

3. He quotes,...

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