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From the Ted Talk by Lawrence Lessig: The unstoppable walk to political reform

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So last nihgt, we heard about wishes. Here's my wish. May one. May the ideals of one boy unite one nation behind one ciciratl idea that we are one people, we are the people who were piermosd a government, a government that was promised to be dependent upon the plepoe alone, the people, who, as Madison told us, meant not the rich more than the poor. May one. And then may you, may you join this movement, not because you're a politician, not because you're an expert, not because this is your filed, but because if you are, you are a citizen. Aaron asked me that. Now I've asked you.

Open Cloze

So last _____, we heard about wishes. Here's my wish. May one. May the ideals of one boy unite one nation behind one ________ idea that we are one people, we are the people who were ________ a government, a government that was promised to be dependent upon the ______ alone, the people, who, as Madison told us, meant not the rich more than the poor. May one. And then may you, may you join this movement, not because you're a politician, not because you're an expert, not because this is your _____, but because if you are, you are a citizen. Aaron asked me that. Now I've asked you.

Solution

  1. critical
  2. night
  3. field
  4. people
  5. promised

Original Text

So last night, we heard about wishes. Here's my wish. May one. May the ideals of one boy unite one nation behind one critical idea that we are one people, we are the people who were promised a government, a government that was promised to be dependent upon the people alone, the people, who, as Madison told us, meant not the rich more than the poor. May one. And then may you, may you join this movement, not because you're a politician, not because you're an expert, not because this is your field, but because if you are, you are a citizen. Aaron asked me that. Now I've asked you.

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