Primary and Secondary Sourc
Primary and Secondary Sources
Second- hand accounts written or drawn by people who did not witness an event. These include encyclopedias and books.
A primary source is a first-hand account of a topic or an event. Primary sources include photographs, videos, journals and letters.
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
Common Sense was a pamphlet created by Thomas Paine in which he encouraged independence from Great Britain to the thirteen colonies.
Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution, and the Birth of Modern Nations by Craig Nelson
This book explains how Thomas Paine was the most controversial founding father of them all and dives into the Age of Enlightenment