Common Sense, the Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of ThomasPaine
A trio of important works from the "English Voltaire" and advocate of democracy includes Common Sense, in which he declared independence from Britain, and The Crisis, in which he experienced first hand the horrors of war as a Continental Army solider.
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A volume of Thomas Paine's most essential works, showcasing one of American history's most eloquent proponents of democracy.Upon publication, Thomas Paine’s modest pamphlet Common Sense shocked and spurred the foundling American colonies of 1776 to action. It demanded freedom from Britain—when even the most fervent patriots were only advocating tax reform. Paine’s daring prose paved the way for the Declaration of Independence and, consequently, the Revolutionary War. For “without the pen of Paine,” as John Adams said, “the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain.” Later, his impassioned defense of the French Revolution, Rights of Man, caused
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