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Common Sense

Thomas Paine

5 mins

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Common Sense is a classic piece of U.S. history that will help us see the importance of societies coming together to form a fair governmental system, and how these ideas paved the way for the American revolution.

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Common Sense

Common Sense

by Thomas Paine

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Although technically Common Sense was originally a pamphlet and not a book, its lessons are timeless. We learn a lot about the importance of society, good governmental systems, and so much more, including how terrible life was for people living in America before the revolution, and why a change was so necessary.

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Time makes more converts than reason.

- Thomas Paine

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