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Teaching The Importance of Thomas Paine's Common Sense

The Importance of Thomas Paine's Common Sense

Americans could not break their ties with Britain easily. Despite all the recent hardships, the majority of colonists since birth were reared to believe that England was to be loved and its monarch revered.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Do you consider Thomas Paine a founder of the American republic?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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