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Common Sense

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Synopsis:

Published anonymously in 1776 - the year of the American Declaration of Independence - Paine's "Common Sense" became an immediate bestseller. More than any other factor, it was this pamphlet which sparked off the movement that established the independence of the United States.

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

Background to the American Revolution, 1776

From staymaker to revolutionary: The life and career of Tom Paine

The argument of Common Sense

Bourgeois radicalism - the ideology of Tom Paine

Paine and the American bicentennial

Notes to Editor's Introduction

A Note on the Text

Suggestions for Further Reading

Common Sense

Introduction

Of the Origin and Design of Government in General

Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession

Thoughts on the present State of American Affairs

Of the present Ability of America, with some misellaneous Reflexions

Appendix

To the Representatives of the Religious Society of the People called Quakers

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140390162
Editor:
Kramnick, Asaac
Editor:
Kramnick, Isaac
Editor:
Kramnick, Asaac
Author:
Paine, Thomas
Author:
Kramnick, Isaac
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England :
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
United states
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Monarchy
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
United States Politics and government 1775-1783.
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - National
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Penguin classics
Series Volume:
v. 6
Publication Date:
19821131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.73x5.01x.31 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Published anonymously in 1776 - the year of the American Declaration of Independence - Paine's "Common Sense" became an immediate bestseller. More than any other factor, it was this pamphlet which sparked off the movement that established the independence of the United States.
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