Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine wrote the pamphlet "Common Sense." Motivating people to question the English Monarchy's right to rule, Paine had a major influence in causing the Revolutionary War.

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What anecdote does Thomas Paine use in The Crisis No1?

story the tavern keeper and his child

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What complaints of the colonists does Paine want foreign nations to know about?

fawzi

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How did Thomas Paine help the war effort?

He wrote 'Common Sense'
Thomas Paine help the war in a few different ways. The main way that he helped was by the ratification of the Articles of Confederation.

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What three parallelism appear in the Crisis No 1 by Thomas Paine?

Man and Woman.

Gather Strength from disress,brave by reflection.

What signifies it to me, whether he who does it is a king or a common man: my countryman, or not my countryman; Whether it be done by an idividual villian or an army of them.

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What are some aphorisms in thomas paine's the crisis No 1?

"These are the times that try men's souls."

"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly"

"the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph"

Those are a few I'm sure about. Some that I'm less sure about are:

"If we reason to the root of things we shall find no difference"

"better have too much force that too little, when so great an object is at stake"

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Thomas Paine helped explain the reasons for independence by writing what?

common sense APEX :)

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What is one reason that Thomas Paine thinks the colonies stand a good chance against the British?

The colonies have the resources to create weapons easily.

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What is one reason that Thomas Paine brings up the opposing argument that the colonies have done well under British control?

To create an opportunity to disprove the arguments

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What rhetorical strategy is Thomas Paine most clearly using in this line?

Parallelism

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What is one reason Thomas Paine believes that the youth of the colonies is an advantage over Britain?

no idea

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What did Thomas Paine convince colonists to do in his pamphlet common sense?

go on their own way and revolt

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What is the author's purpose in Common Sense?

To convince the colonists to fight for independence

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What does Paine say will make America a happy place?

He said that America could carry on a two years war by the confiscation of the property of disaffected persons, and be made happy by their expulsion.

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In common sense how does thomas paine respond to the argument that the colonies have flourished under british rule?

He argues that they could have done better on their own (apex)

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What was the purpose of Thomas Paine's pamphlet Common Sense?

The purpose was to tell American colonists to rebel against the British monarchy and proclaim their independence. ///the purpose was to encourage colonists to proclaim their independence from britain, and to helped confused colonists come to a resolve into which side they would join.

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What was Thomas Paine's role play in Revolutionary war?

Thomas Paine took a great role in the revolutionary war sinse his pamphlet, "common Sense" that sold over 100,00 copies in the first three months triggered a realization in the colonies of all that the British had been doing to them, including taxes, laws, acts and overall controll of the colonies. This inspirational piece of writing later was what convinced the Continental Congress to write the Declaration of Independence and send it to the British declaring final independence and separation. Without Thomas Paine and his beautiful writing we might still be under English rule to this day.

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According to paine should the britain be ashamed?

Yes, according to Paine, Britain should be ashamed for its treatment of the colonists. Thomas Paine was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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What is Thomas Paine's response to the argument that the British have protected America?

That they have done so for their own sake

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Who said ye that mankind ye that dare oppose not only the tyranny but th tyrant stand forth?

thomas paine

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Read the quotation from The Crisis Number IV.Which phrase best describes the cause that Paine refers to?

Freedom from an oppressive government

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How did Thomas Paine the war effort?

he wrote "common sense"-apex

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What does Paine mean by the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot?

AnswerPaine wrote first pamphlet of the series "The American Crisis" (also, commonly called just "The Crisis") in December 1776. The opening line was designed to remind the soldiers, many of whose enlistments were about the expire in January 1777, that there was a difficult, yet rewarding, road ahead of them.

It refers to someone who only wants to fight when it is warm and easy.

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What does thomas Paine most clearly begins his argument with what rhetorical strategy?

it’s not a. A rhetorical question

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In common sense what does thomas Paine say in response to the argument that the colonies will continue to flourish under british rule?

That the argument is faulty and incorrect

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What was the message of Thomas Paine's common sense?

Thomas Paine wrote his masterwork, "Common Sense," in 1775. In it, he tries to convince the American colonists to support independence. It was an extremely effective pamphlet.

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