independence in his writing of Common Sense Common Sense provided to the

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independence in his writing of Common Sense. Common Sense provided to the patriot cause to fight against the corrupt monarchy and the despised taxation policy and to further be independent from England. Paine stressed that “King George III had caused the rebellion had ordered the denial of American rights” (Tindall and Shi 186). He wrote “Even brutes do not devour their young…nor savages make war upon their families,” and Britain was doing just that. Paine’s pamphlet tried to convince Americans to realize
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2 Rachel Sidow that independence was most necessary in order to gain to crucial support of France and Spain. There were many obvious themes found throughout Common Sense, but the three main ones included “injustice, patriotism, and freedom” (“Rebellion”). The theme injustice describes the cruel treatment of the British on the Americans. The British political system was unjust and unfair. Patriotisms was an obvious theme Paine wrote about. He was standing up for America, writing about how necessary it was to declare independence and create a new democracy. He knew he had to do some convincing in order for American to join his cause and he knew patriotism was the way to do that. The theme freedom could be found throughout
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