Born in England in 1737. Moved to Philadelphia 1774. Wrote pamphlets inspirational to the Continental cause 1776-1783. Moved to England in 1791, then to France. Returned to America in 1802. Died 8 June, 1809. Common Sense Thomas Paine. Paine’s Argument for Separating From England.
3. America is harmed by England’s wars, and would be better off unattached to European affairs.