Read this introduction to an argumentative essay about government. An effective system of government protects its citizens. The purpose of government

Read this introduction to an argumentative essay about government.

An effective system of government protects its citizens. The purpose of government is to ensure the safety of the
nation and its residents. While other concerns such as economic growth are important, a government’s primary duty
is to keep its people safe. Without the concern of defense or self-protection, individuals are able to live in security.
Which sentence states the main argument of the essay?
O the first sentence
O the second sentence
O the third sentence
O the fourth sentence

Toby’s mother, Jill, works as a nanny and housekeeper to an extremely demanding family. The mother in the family is

Toby’s mother, Jill, works as a nanny and housekeeper to an extremely demanding family. The mother in the family is a lawyer who never comes home on time and the father, a stockbroker, won’t allow Jill to leave the children until his wife comes home. Consequently, Jill comes home late, exhausted, and irritable. Toby is more likely than his peers whose lives are less stressed to: —