Thursday, March 3, 2016

What a Paine!

Thomas Paine, 1737-1809

Thomas Paine's Common Sense played a pivotal role in convincing Americans to break with the British and form their own nation. Given our class discussion, if you were a British colonist in the winter/spring of 1776, would you have found Paine convincing or not? Explain your position.

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