Welcome: Thomas Paine and Common Sense
Description: Thomas Paine and his political pamphlet titled "Common Sense" played an important role in the American Revolution. Through the use of propaganda and persuasive speech he inspired the colonists to unite and support the fight for independence! By learning about Thomas Paine and his "Common Sense" you will learn how to be a Paine!
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: American Revolution, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Propaganda, Persuasive writing, American History, Social Studies,
Author(s): Scott Rainey, M. Ed., National Board Certified Teacher