Thomas Paine


Early Life

Thomas Paine was born in Thetford United Kingdom on January 29th 1737//he was the son of a poor farmer and corset maker//father was a Quaker, had a Anglican mother//only received a little education but learned to read,write and perform arithmetic but dropped out to help his father as a stay maker at age 13

thomas paine was a writer

His first wife died in 1760 // he remarried but she died giving birth ,the baby died also //he worked as an officer of the excise //hunting smugglers and collecting liquor and tobacco taxes//but did not excel at his job //in 1772 Paine published ''The Case of the Officers of Excise//A 21-page article //Thomas Paine was an English American writer and pamphleteer in the 18th century who ''common sense ''and other writings influenced the American Revolution and helped pave the Declaration of Independence.//was on the british side of the war//was not a certain religion just belived in one god