Why Did Thomas Paine’s Common Sense Inspire Colonists?
Primarily, to achieve complete political independence from the rule of Great Britain, Thomas Paine’s Common Sense inspired colonists of the 13 British North American colonies.
Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was actually a series of pamphlets written during the American Revolution.
The pamphlet series intended to criticize the English government for their autocratic rule in the 13 colonies and inspire American colonists for the Revolutionary War of independence.
How Thomas Paine Inspired Colonists For The Revolutionary War?
In the Common Sense pamphlet, Thomas Paine explained that the British government was arrogating the rights of God to rule the colonies.
Therefore, god will also be with the American colonists, if they are ready to bear up arms against Great Britain.
Thomas Paine inspired colonists saying – the war against British rule means the war with the support of god.