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One of America's founding fathers, Thomas Paine wrote with great passion, communicating his ideas of the revolution so the common man could readily understand it as easily as the intellectuals. He published "Common Sense" in 1776, one of the most important pamphlets to make the case for American independence. He also wrote "The Crisis", which served as an inspiration to the Colonial Army. He left the country to return to Europe, where he worked on other pursuits, including the idea of a smokeless candle. His most famous work, "The Age of Reason" was his downfall. It's anti-church stanc…
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