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Creating Common Sense
Transcript of Creating Common Sense
Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy.
America was the first to ask for independence from Great Britain.
George Washington had it read to all his troops.
Published on January 10, 1776
The Common Sense was very important. It was a big part of the separation between the colonies and Britain.
Creator & Product!!!
Death was in New York City on June 8,1809
Atheism/Atheist: a person who denies or disbeleives the existence of supreme being or beings.
Results Of Common Sense Part 2
Why It Is Important
2 reasons why Paine's brief pamphlet was believed to be "popluar pamphlet of the entire revolutionary era"
First, while the colonists were more educated than the European counter part, both European and colonial elites agreed that common people were not apart of the government or debates.
Second, it involves the way vast majority of colonists who felt the idea of being independent from British rule
Thomas Paine's Common Sense was an instant best-seller
Paine worked as a corset maker in his teens and later as a privateer.
Common Sense laid out the reasons why the colonies should leave the British
Paine thought that America should seek independence
It also inspired people to form their own country
Thomas Pine was born in Thetford, Norfolk England. Son of a Quaker.
America was not a British nation
Britain ruled colonies for its own benifate
A island shouldn't rule a continenet
Results of Common Sense
In Paine's Teenage years
Creating Common Sense
He made corsets with his dad
Author: Thomas Paine
Sold over 1,000 copies in January, 1776
More troops joined army
Seperation of Britain
It was so realistic it drew people back to the 18th century
He was also a privateer