Commen Sense

Jun 2006
How instrumental was the publication of Thomas Paine's Commen Sense in rallying up Americans to fight in the American Revolution?
Jun 2006
Thomas Paine's book was important in that is was written for the common person living in America. It wasn't geared towards the intellectuals or politicians. It was published for the farmers and merchants. It helped open their eyes to the oppressions put on by the British government. It was the first book to openly ask for independence.