I am Thomas Paine and I want independence!
“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead”
My dear, to argue with a person who has renounced the use of a reason is like admitting Medicean to the dead.
Since 1765 the people of Boston had been heading protests against British taxation, first against the Stamp Act and then in 1767 against the Townshend Acts.
By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain.
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