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Reading, takes time I know.

The American Revolution had many components which made it's success possible. The writings of Thomas Paine were among the most influential and motivating.

Thomas Paine has a claim to the title The Father of the American Revolution because of Common ... John Adams called it a ... Thomas, for whom Paine was godfather.
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Common Sense was so influential that John Adams said, "Without the pen of the author of Common Sense, the sword of Washington would have been raised in vain

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Paine

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good things is my religion. Thomas Paine, Godfather of the American Revolution