History - Common Sense Thomas Paine

Why would the colonists loyal to the British object to Thomas Paine's Common Sense?

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  1. It wasn't common sense to them, it was sedition. He advocated revolt.

    posted by bobpursley
  2. Check these sites. Then post your answer and we'll be glad to critique it.

    http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/milestones/commonsense/

    http://www.bartleby.com/133/

    posted by Ms. Sue

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