Common sense was attacked by many loyalist writers of the time one of the more famous examples was the pamphlet entitled plain truth written by lt col james chalmers under the pen name candidus in 1776. Common sense is the nation's leading independent non-profit organization dedicated to empowering kids to thrive in a world of media and technology. Common sense, a sixty-seven-page pamphlet advocating complete separation of great britain's north american colonies from the parent country, is one of the most influential pieces of political. Common sense download a pdf of common sense thomas paine published common sense in january 1776 support of the patriot cause using clear, plain language, paine rallied the colonists to support the break from britain.
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The summary below was written by the congressional research service, which is a nonpartisan division of the library of congress, and was published on feb 12, 2016 common sense nutrition disclosure act of 2015. Common sense is sound practical judgment concerning everyday matters, or a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge that is shared by (common to) nearly all people. Common sense is a political pamphlet written by thomas paine in 1775-76 and published anonymously on january 10, 1776, during the beginning of the american revolution common sense advocated that the thirteen original colonies (which later became the united states) gain independence from great britain.