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The Development of the American Character

Common Sense

Common Sense

Common Sense

Short Description

This pamphlet, first published during the American Revolution, presented the colonists with an argument for independence from British rule at a time when the question of independence was still undecided. Paine’s writing style for the common person helped persuade the masses to seek independence.

Remnant Trust Description

First edition of Common Sense printed in England, first issue with rare general half-title for Common Sense and Chalmer’s Plain Truth. Contained many hiatuses where passages occurred casting reflection upon the Crown and government.