- Words: 618
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Government
- Paper #: 45268893
Most nations have let slip the opportunity, and have been compelled to receive laws from their conquerors (Paine).
Democracy, the republic, voting, the Supreme Court, debate, etc. are no longer foreign concepts -- the great American "experiment" of 1776 still exists, so contemporary readers do not find issues of individual liberty and law to be either controversial or strange. Common Sense was a seminal event in the way the entire