Thomas Paine Englishborn American revolutionary writer and philosopher c Paine emigrated to America in and two years later published an influential page pamphlet titled Common Sense which advocated American independence After the American Revolution Paine returned to England where he became a supporter of the French Revolution which he defended in his The Rights of Man published in The book was banned in England and Paine was forced into exile in France He was elected to the National Convention but was imprisoned in by Robespierre in when he criticised his policy of the Reign of Terror Paine returned to the United States again in but the unpopularity of the views on religion expressed in his The Age of Reason written in led to him being widely ostracised by American society From Original Portraits by John Kay Edinburgh c
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