Tomas Paine's Pamphlet Unfolded Up The American Colonists

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Tomas Paine, who wanted liberty for all, distributed a pamphlet entitled Common Sense. Paine’s pamphlet stirred up the American colonists. They were already angry with King George. They were irritated at his soldiers because, they were sent to decree over them. They hated the excessive taxes, and they hated that he closed the port of Boston to punish them for their protesting. Paine used the ideas of the enlightenment and made it simple to understand. He called King George a tyrant. He claimed that kings were given too much power, and that it was a disease of monarchy. He also thought that it was unlikely for an island thousands of miles from a great continent should think it can rule the continent forever. Tomas Paine promoted liberty for

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