- Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:27 am
Thanks for the question, MeliXi! The passage is only about a difference between how the English and the Americans viewed the power of their respective governments and the source of that power, and doesn't ever address how the English treated Americans. Answer B requires us to make some outside assumptions and think about what we believe about history, and we should not bring in that outside information in answering RC questions that fall broadly into the "Must Be True" category (which is most of them, by far).
A good prephrase here might have been "to contrast the views of the English and the Americans towards their governments", or perhaps "to show a that despite certain similarities, these two groups had some differences in the way they did things." Nothing about how they behaved towards each other, but about how each behaved or thought about themselves.
Adam M. Tyson
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