Today In History- January 10

Today In History- January 10

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Thomas Paine publishes his acclaimed pamphlet "Common Sense," changing the course of the American Revolution.

Thomas Paine Publishes "Common Sense"

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On Jan. 10, 1776, Thomas Paine published his influential analysis of independence entitled Common Sense. Proclaiming the right for life, liberty, and political freedom, Paine championed the patriot cause in the American Revolutionary War, encouraging the formation of a democratic government, separate from the English monarchy.


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