approximately 2 1/2 pgs. The Following assignment is meant to exercise your analytical ability. When Analyzing remember to read what is written and try to figure out what the writer means, discuss what is significant about a writing and why. Be sure to offer quotes or example from the reading to directly support your argument.
You may also use the lecture and textbook to give you some background information. The textbook is Eric Foner’s ˜Give Me Liberty’ An American History “ Vol 1
The Following is the assignment:
Read Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, posted on Blackboard.
Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense in 1776 in order to convince Americans to break away from England. Discuss what his arguments are in order to justify separation from England? How does Paine criticize England and the King of England? It is argued by some that the tone of Paine’s Common Sense was meant to appeal to the common American, do you agree or disagree and why