Declaration Of Independence Vs Common Sense

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There were two important documents that were written in 1776. One of them being the Declaration of Independence and the other being the book cleverly named “Common Sense”. This book was a fifty-five paged masterpiece (Currents, 11) that was written so that all Americans could understand it no matter what background they came from. It was written during a period of rebellion and tribulations, and tyrannies against the British government. Americans were being oppressed, and were feeling mistreated. When Thomas Paine wrote this book he had only been in America for 15 months and he already noticed the unstable system that they called the Government. After noticing the way they worked, he came to the conclusion that fighting just to restore peace
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