By: Shane Steiger
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Wrote Common Sense under the inspiration of English philosopher John Locke and other texts on liberalism and the Quaker religion from the Enlightenment period.
The Boston Tea Party
The “tea partiers” were not protesting a tax hike, but a corporate tax break
Declaration of Independence
There is something written on the back of the Declaration of Independence, but it isn't a secret map or code. Instead, there are a few handwritten words that say, "Original Declaration of Independence/ dated 4th July 1776". No one knows who wrote this, but it was probably added as a label when the document was rolled up for storage many years ago
Did you know?
He was Elected as one of Virginia's seven delegates to the First Continental Congress in 1774
Types of clothing during American Revolution
The clothing was very diverse based on social class and importance