Writings of Thomas Paine
Guests examined the history of the American Revolution and Early Republic through the writings of Thomas Paine. His Common Sense and… read more
Guests examined the history of the American Revolution and Early Republic through the writings of Thomas Paine. His Common Sense and The Age of Reason were influential in shaping republican philosophy in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Also highlighted were several documents housed in the Thomas Paine museum located near Paine’s former home in New Rochelle, New York. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Gary Berton President Thomas Paine National Historical Assn.
- Eric Foner Professor Columbia University->History
- Brian McCartin Director Thomas Paine National Historical Assn.->Memorial Museum
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