Why does Paine begin his argument for…

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  1. RoscoeUi

    RoscoeUi New Member

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    Why does Paine begin his argument for independence with an attack on the principle of monarchy and hereditary succession?
     
  2. Elementpz

    Elementpz New Member

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    Paine's whole argument behind the colonies freeing themselves from Great Britain relied on "common sense". It it made no sense that someone should rule a country just because their father did.
     

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