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Thomas Paine

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★ One of the most influencial voices calling for American independence was that of an English man.

★ He immigrated to America in 1774.

★ He’s 1 of the 1st to persuade Americans to make a complete break with Britain by writing a pamphlet called Common sense.

★ Later in 1776, as Washington’s discouraged army retreated from the advancing British, he rallied them with a new pamphlet called The Crisis. 

The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will in this crisis , shrink from the service of his country, but he that stands now deserves the love & thanks of man and woman”, he wrote.In one of the darkest moments of the war, his words helped Washington’s army from melting away.

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