Thomas jefferson was born in virginia to high status

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Army and jailed for his publications about the French Revolution.Thomas Jefferson was born in Virginia to high status parents. Jefferson attended collegefor philosophy and math and continued on to read law.He also inherited 5,000 acres of land and ownership of Monticello from his father and he owned over 100 slaves. Jefferson was elected to the House of Burgesses, the U.S. Secretary of State, and the Vice President. Jefferson also wrote laws abolishing entail and primogeniture, drew up a bill for religious freedom, and is the author accredited to writing the Declaration of Independence.Thomas Paine appears to be at a disadvantage with Jefferson being born into more wealth and a family of higher status. Paine’s style of writing in Common Sense was simple compared to Jefferson’s masterful writing skills in the Declaration of Independence. However, the mere fact that Paine was born in Britain was a huge contributor to his success, despite his lack of formal education. During this time, it was a huge deal that an Englishman would speak down on the crown as Paine did in CommonSense. It made the colonists’ criticism more justified and legitimate knowing that one of Britain’s own shared their views. His work sold thousands of copies and was the talk thatlead America to revolt, ultimately culminating into Jefferson’s writing of a more official legislation.2.The language in Common Senseis vastly different from that of the Declaration of Independence. Pain used a more simplistic style of writing, party due to his short time in

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