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Common Sense by Thomas Paine

Common Sense

Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Nov 18, 1982 | 128 Pages
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    Nov 18, 1982 | 128 Pages

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“No writer has exceeded Paine in ease and familiarity of style; in perspicuity of expression, happiness of elucidation, and in simple unassuming language.” —Thomas Jefferson

Table Of Contents

Common Sense Editor’s Introduction
Background to the American Revolution, 1776
From staymaker to revolutionary: The life and career of Tom Paine
The argument of Common Sense
Bourgeois radicalism – the ideology of Tom Paine
Paine and the American bicentennial
Notes to Editor’s Introduction
A Note on the Text
Suggestions for Further Reading
Common Sense
Of the Origin and Design of Government in General
Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession
Thoughts on the present State of American Affairs
Of the present Ability of America, with some misellaneous Reflexions
To the Representatives of the Religious Society of the People called Quakers

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