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Name: Jadai Finch Date: School: Bullock co high Facilitator: 2.05 Common Sense and Independence Total Points: 27 Part 1: Common Sense Answer the following questions. 1. Published on January 9, 1776, Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense was the first publication to advocate for independence from England . 2. Paine wrote Common Sense in a simple style that appealed to common folk. 3. His accessible writing style reflected enlightment beliefs. 4. Paine’s little pamphlet full of big ideas was read in Taverns and on Street corners , galvanizing the idea of Independence and prompting men to join the Continental army . 5. In 1787, Paine wrote Rights of Man , a book that supported the impending French Revolutoin . He even traveled to France to support the overthrow of the King . 6. Paine never took a penny for this work, instead donating his profits to the Revoulary cause . 7. Paine died a poor man in 1809 in New York. Only

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