Common Sense: The Rhetoric of Popular Democracy

Young scholars identify important arguments for independence made in Thomas Paine's Common Sense. They explain why these arguments helped persuade American colonists that independence was necessary. Students describe the importance of Common Sense in the movement toward revolution.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
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