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Causes of American Revolution: Thomas Paine's Common Sense

Causes of American Revolution: Thomas Paine's Common Sense DBQ, Common Core

Books:Americana & American History, Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" Refuted: A 1776 Tory Response Printedin Philadelphia....

Books:Americana & American History, Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" Refuted: A 1776 Tory Response Printedin Philadelphia....

13 Common Sense Items you Need in a Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit. Better to prepare!

13 Common Sense Items you Need in a Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit. Better to prepare!

"The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind." --Thomas Paine (From "Common Sense," 1776.)

"The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind." --Thomas Paine (From "Common Sense," 1776.)

Too much ignorance, not enough common sense.

Too much ignorance, not enough common sense.

Thomas Paine, Father of the American Revolution, 1737-1809, author of Common Sense and The Age of Reason.  The Thomas Paine Monument located at his farm in New Rochelle NY was constructed over his empty, robbed and desecrated grave in 1839. The body is missing. Continued vandalism has continued over the years by Paine's detractors as well as souvenir hunters and the structure has been restored several times. Paine also had property in Bordentown, NJ, and lived there for a number of years.

Thomas Paine, Father of the American Revolution, 1737-1809, author of Common Sense and The Age of Reason. The Thomas Paine Monument located at his farm in New Rochelle NY was constructed over his empty, robbed and desecrated grave in 1839. The body is missing. Continued vandalism has continued over the years by Paine's detractors as well as souvenir hunters and the structure has been restored several times. Paine also had property in Bordentown, NJ, and lived there for a number of years.

Myth: Within months of its publication, 120,000 copies (or 100,000 or 150,000 or 500,000) of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense were sold in the rebellious colonies.

Myth: Within months of its publication, 120,000 copies (or 100,000 or 150,000 or 500,000) of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense were sold in the rebellious colonies.

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