Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. He authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution and inspired the patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Great Britain. W
Society is produced by our wants, and government by wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions.
I think the quote means that The first is a patron, the last a punisher.”
On march 1770,harassed British troops guarding the boston custom house fired a volley into the crowd that had gathered five men died
We should have the right to govern our selfs
In 1774 the intolerable acts which removed Massachusetts right to self govern
In my opinion I think the the common sense thing did help in some way just becuase other people were thinking the same exact way and they wanted to do something