Common Sense

Common Sense

Dover Thrift Editions
by Thomas Paine
Publisher: Dover Publications
Mass market paperback, 58 pages
List Price: $3.00 Sale Price: $2.55

An enormously popular and widely read pamphlet, Common Sense was first published in January of 1776, clearly and persuasively arguing for American separation from Great Britain and paving the way for the Declaration of Independence. Credited with having changed the minds of many, the highly influential landmark document attacks the monarchy, cites the evils of government and combines idealism with practical economic concerns.

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