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Common sense written by thomas paine in 1775-1776, was an extremely persuasive pamphlet that urged people in the 13 colonies to fight for immediate independence from great britain. On january 10, 1776, thomas paine anonymously published a pamphlet entitled common sense identifying himself as an englishman, the recent immigrant to philadelphia aimed to persuade the common american colonist to believe in the cause of american independence on the account of british tyranny. Thomas paine was known for his persuasive language that spoke clearly to the common people this collection of thomas paine common sense quotes includes some of the most notable quotes from his famous pamphlets everyone should have heard of.
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