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"Common Sense" Versus the Declaration of Independence

Summary: Could a mere pamphlet state just as much or even more than one of the nations most precious and highly regarded document? Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, but this was after Thomas Paine wrote and published "Common Sense" in January of that same year.
"Common Sense" versus The Declaration of Independence

Could a mere pamphlet state just as much or even more than one of the nations most precious and highly regarded document? Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, but this was after Thomas Paine wrote and published "Common Sense" in January of that same year. Because of this, many believed that it was this pamphlet which evoked the rise of the Second Continental Congress and ultimately, the Declaration of Independence. A question commonly asked would be, "Is `Common Sense' more important than presentation of the Declaration of Independence"" There are many who believe it was but the majority does not believe that it was more or less important or more necessary. They do feel, however, that if it was not for the publication of "Common Sense", it would have meant more lives...

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