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Thomas Paine and Our Founding Fathers
A discussion on Thomas Paine's pamphlets "Common Sense" and "American Crisis".
# 133744 | 1,250 words | 0 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (American) , History (U.S. Birth of the Nation 1750-1800)

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The paper answers the questions of motivation caused by Thomas Paine's pamphlets "Common Sense" and "American Crisis. The paper takes the stance that it was easy to call people to action, but keeping them motivated was harder, and making the "American Crisis" pamphlet was more important than the pamphlet "Common Sense". The writer also lists the events leading up to the American Revolution.

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"The Organic Laws of America were the foundation for the writing of the Constitution. The purpose of the Constitution was to regulate or limit the role of government as well as define the Colonist's government. The Constitution was to be a document that would supersede any created legislative bodies. The organic law brought the responsibility of creating and altering the Constitution to the people--government would not create its own laws and govern itself--citizens would do that (Tabakian, 2006, p. 3). The citizens in America became the ultimate source of authority able to..."

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