Authors of Fiction

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Thomas Paine

Common Sense (inspired people in the 13 colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in 1776)

Samuel Adams

American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he wrote the writings of Samuel Adams

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Herman Melville

Writer best known for the novel Moby-Dick which was a literary masterpiece for both American and world literature.

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Henry David Thoreau

American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, leading transcendentalist and historian. Known for his books Walden, and civil Disobedience.

04. Walden: The Ballad of Thoreau
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