Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Importance of Thomas Paine on the Founding of the United States

The Importance of Thomas Paine on the Founding of the United States

Georgetown University Law Professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) discussed the influence of Thomas Paine's Common Sense on the American Revolution.

Description

Georgetown University Law Professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) discussed the influence of Thomas Paine's Common Sense on the American Revolution.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Who was Thomas Paine and how did Thomas Paine contribute to the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence?
  • Why was Thomas Paine's Common Sense effective?
  • Describe the distribution of Thomas Paine's Common Sense.

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • American Revolution
    • Common Sense
    • Declaration Of Independence
    • Scottish Enlightenment
    • Thomas Paine
    • Treasonous

    Topics

    Constitutional FoundationU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity