SAT Writing and Language Drill 2.9 Organization

This SAT Writing video goes over the word 'regardless' in a passage about our first president.

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Transcript

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they're going for the minute continue because it's not even

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that expensive remembered his heavy personal expenses were revolutionary war

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never ignored the request for a goodwill gesture that he

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would never repeat Washington urged members that are whatever legislation

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he considered appropriate does regardless work in this when really

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it kind of feels pretty awkward There's something else going

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on here Well in the first sentence of the paragraph

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right chair we learned that the president asked congress for

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only one thing You think the guy who saved our

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country get that one But then the next sentence says

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he asked for a second thing wondering politics liars and

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politics are inaccurate reporting it couldn't happen to show that

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he's just about done asking for things Well we need

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a phrase that conveys the equivalent of after those first

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two things and lastly does the trick lastly see that

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Woodwork that's in there so it sets off the end

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of the phrase if the second last sentence were in

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the parenthesis regardless might work because it sets up a

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contrast between what was just said and what's Coming next

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however there's really no contrast between asking for the salary

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and asking congress to pass whatever legislation they pleased or

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washington place Likewise on the other hand also sets up

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a contrast That's not there like on what other hand

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like what other proposal was made It was just past

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the laws that i tell you to pass and finally

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all things considered well that's typically used to start a

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sentence it's focusing on the silver lining of a whole

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list of bad things in a bad situation For washington 00:01:44.924 --> [endTime] at least for the moment all was well