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1.Before he went to America 2.when he was in America3.when the war was over
Before he went to America Birth Thomas Paine was born in Britain, on January 29, 17 37. Education Hisformal education lasted only until the age of thirteen at which point he began working for his father. Occupation 1,Low paying job as a tax-collector 2,He is a excise man and running a small shop 3, 1772,he was fired for publishing an article, asking for more salary. 4,1774,37 years old,he met Franklin and was asked to move to America. Marriage 1760,his first wife had died.
When he was in AmericaPennsylvania MagazineWriting a variety of articles about theAmerican political life.Common SensePaine began to argue that the Americancolonists should seek complete independence, rather than merely fighting to free themselves from unfair British taxation.
When the war is over 1, He devoted to inventing smokeless candle and iron bridge. 2,1792 he was indict for treason. 3,1809,he died in New York .
Master works The Age of Reason Agrarian Justice Common Sense Rights of ManConclusionPaines political influence was greatest in England. His Rights of Man was his greatest political work and was certainly the best- selling radical political tract in late 18th century England.Paine argued rationally that all men had an equal claim to political rights and that government must rest on the ultimate sovereignty of the people
Introduction An American Founding Fatherthe third president of the United States (1801-1809)author of the Declaration of Independence Member of Congress and Minister to FranceSecretary of Statevice president of the United States
Life careerJefferson was a farmer with a lifelong interest in mechanical innovations ,birds and wine. a prolific writer. invented many small practical devices and improved contemporary inventions. In 1819 he founded the University of Virginia.
Political philosophy and views Society and government Democracy Foreign policy Rebellion and individual rights