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Printable version common sense digital history id 151 author: thomas paine date:1776 annotation: john adams called him the first man of the. Thomas paine was an influential writer during the american revolution in this lesson, we'll explore the content and style of two of his most.
Documents 1776-1785 thomas paine common sense 1776 charles inglis the true interest of america impartially stated 1776 the virginia declaration of rights 1776. Thomas paine: thomas paine, political propagandist whose common sense pamphlet and crisis papers influenced the american revolution.
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