Common Sense

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Title

Common Sense

Subject

Political Science

Description

Thomas Paine breaks down the declaration of independence and makes it clear that there is no true leader but only representatives and that the law is the only ruler in America.

Creator

Thomas Paine

Source

https://orbis.library.yale.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1282832

Publisher

Philadelphia

Date

1776

Contributor

Gregg Williamson

Rights

All printers has the legal right to print

Relation

https://www.ushistory.org/paine/commonsense/

Format

Book

Language

English

Type

Non-fiction

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Text

"But where says some is the King of America? ... in America THE LAW IS KING ... in free countries the law ought to be king; & there ought to be no other."

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Citation

Thomas Paine, “Common Sense,” Enlightenmens, accessed September 29, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/602.

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