Common Sense And The Declaration Of Independence

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Tran Nguyen
History 156
John Simpson
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Common Sense
The Declaration of Independence was a remarkable event in the United States History. It was the day the Continental Convention was approved, the day thirteen colonies regarded themselves as a newly independent nation, completely free from Britain. In order to inspire people in the thirteen colonies to declare and fight for independence, Thomas Paine wrote the pamphlet "Common Sense” in 1776.
Common Sense was published anonymously on January 10th, 1776, during the beginning of the American Revolution. It was noted "Written by an Englishman" and became an immediate sensation. Compared to the sparse population of the thirteen colonies back then, Common Sense broke the history record

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