Thomas Pain was born on January 29, 1737. He was an English-American political activist. He was born in England but immigrated to the British colonies in 1774. He arrived in time to participate in the American Revolution.

Thomas Pain was born on January He was an English-American political activist. He was born in England but immigrated to the British colonies in He arrived in time to participate in the American Revolution.

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The Salem Gazette Newspaper May 30, 1782 The Crisis Thomas Paine Revolution

The Salem Gazette Newspaper May 1782 The Crisis Thomas Paine Revolution

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself.”  ~Thomas Paine, First Principles of Government ,1795

Warnings From History

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself.” ~Thomas Paine, First Principles of Government

"The #AmericanCrisis" by #ThomasPaine

Dec 1776 - Thomas Paine published his first "American Crisis" essay, writing: "These are the times that try men's souls.

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The American Crisis, Thomas Paine.

"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." –Thomas Paine, The Crisis, No 1, 1776

Thomas Paine was a political activist, author, political theorist, and revolutionary. He was the author of two very influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution.

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, 1776: The first installment of Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis” was published in Philadelphia. It began: • “These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”…

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, 1776: The first installment of Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis” was published in Philadelphia. It began: • “These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”…

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Daring to Offend

"These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.

Thomas Paine, The Crisis No. 1, December 23, 1776:  “It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf, and we ought to guard equally against both.”   http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/Paine/Crisis/Crisis-TOC.html

Thomas Paine, The Crisis No. 1, December 23, 1776: “It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf, and we ought to guard equally against both.” http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/Paine/Crisis/Crisis-TOC.html

Thomas Paine    Author of the famous, "Common Sense," the pro-independence monograph pamphlet he anonymously published on January 10, 1776.    In late 1776 Paine published "The Crisis" pamphlet series, to inspire the Americans in their battles against the British army.

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Thomas Paine Author of the famous, "Common Sense," the pro-independence monograph pamphlet he anonymously published on January In late 1776 Paine published "The Crisis" pamphlet series, to inspire the Americans in their battles against the British army.

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Thomas Paine's The American Crisis

Thomas Paine (1737-1809) from The American Crisis number 1.  I kind of love this

Thomas Paine from The American Crisis number I kind of love this

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