Founding Fathers — Thomas Paine

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August 3, 2011
Liberty For All
by staff  
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"Paine was an author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He has been called 'a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination.' His principal contributions were the powerful, widely read pamphlet Common Sense (1776), the all-time best-selling American book that advocated colonial America’s independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain." (07/11)

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