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Thomas Paine.

by Sedgwick, Ellery

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Published by Small, Maynard & company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 148-150.

    StatementBy Ellery Sedgwick.
    SeriesThe Beacon biographies of eminent Americans
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC178.V2 S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii-xv p., 150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6774111M
    LC Control Number00000531
    OCLC/WorldCa377405

    Thomas Paine was born Thomas Pain in Thetford, England, on Janu , the son of a poor corset-maker. At age sixteen, Paine ran away from home and became a sailor during the Seven Years War. After the war he held several odd jobs for the British government and worked hard to supplement the little education he received as a child. Thomas Paine was the spark that ignited the American Revolution. More than just a founding father, he was a verbal bomb-thrower, a rationalist, and a rebel. In his influential pamphlets Common Sense and The American Crisis, Paine codified both colonial outrage and the intellectual justification for independence, arguing consistently and convincingly for Enlightenment values .

    Thomas Paine is most famous for writing Common Sense, a pamphlet distributed during the American Revolution advocating for colonial America's independence from Great Britain. Now, collected here in a beautiful gift book volume, are excerpts from this important historical American document, as well as several of his other ed on: Ma Thomas Paine’s ‘Common Sense’: A Book Review In January , Thomas Pained published a pamphlet entitled ‘Common Sense’ which became an instant bestseller both in the Thirteen Colonies and in Europe.

    The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine is subtitled: Being an Investigation of the True and Fabulous Theology, which though often excluded when discussing the work, provides a snapshot of Paine’s focus. Thomas Paine was a political activist in both England and America, active in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.   Published in , Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the.


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At its core it was a call for independence from Britain, but the Declaration of Independence had already been signed and the Revolutionary War was already well under way.

Thomas Paine (February 9, [O.S. Janu ] - June 8, ) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary.

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Other works that contributed to his reputation as one of the greatest political. Thomas Paine was an England-born political philosopher and writer who supported revolutionary causes in America and Europe. Published in to international acclaim, “Common Sense” was the.

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