Compare And Contrast Common Sense Vs Declaration Of Independence

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Common Sense vs. Declaration of Independence The intention of both political documents, Common Sense, written by Thomas Paine February 14, 1776, and the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson July 4, 1776, is to separate the governing of the thirteen colonies from the tyranny of British King George III. In contrast, Paine is persuasive and opinionated, while Jefferson is factual and laying a defense for battle. In comparison, both make their feelings known, examine the issues at hand, state the reasons for the issues, and offer the same solution. Common Sense is a lengthy document presenting the ideal of American independence. Paine begins with the construction of how a society should evolve and how a common government should

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