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This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Common Sense.
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Common Sense

Summary: The following is a critique of the political pamphlet "Common Sense" written by Thomas Paine.
Common Sense, a political pamphlet, written by Thomas Paine in 1775, was meant to persuade American colonists who didn't already support the revolution to support it. For those who did, Common Sense encouraged them to become more active in the beginning of the war. In Common Sense, Paine discusses government, religion, and the colonial situation.

Common Sense told the story of how America and Britain are much like a mother and child. Where at one point the child, America, is dependent upon the Mother, Britain, but at one point in time the child must part, and the time is now according to Paine. Paine states that America is better off without Britain than with them because Britain has only held on to the to gain benefits from the crops. He also says that America has the potential to build a great navy because of all the natural resources that...

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This section contains 488 words
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