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The American Crisis
     

The American Crisis

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by Thomas Paine
 

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The first "Crisis" is of especial historical interest. It was written during the retreat of Washington across the Delaware, and by order of the Commander was read to groups of his dispirited and suffering soldiers. Its opening sentence was adopted as the watchword of the movement on Trenton, a few days after its publication, and is believed to have inspired much of

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The first "Crisis" is of especial historical interest. It was written during the retreat of Washington across the Delaware, and by order of the Commander was read to groups of his dispirited and suffering soldiers. Its opening sentence was adopted as the watchword of the movement on Trenton, a few days after its publication, and is believed to have inspired much of the courage which won that victory, which, though not imposing in extent, was of great moral effect on Washington's little army.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607780069
Publisher:
MobileReference
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Mobi Classics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,191,227
File size:
311 KB

Meet the Author

Thomas Paine (February 9, 1737 [O.S. January 29, 1736 - June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, and he inspired the rebels in 1776 to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights. He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination".

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The American Crisis 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you like history you'll love this book. Beware this doesn't have numbers 13 and 16.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice story, leeds to be loooooonger.
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It is time to rise again. It is time for revenge and war...My spirit thirsts for bloodshed and yearns for death.. I am coming... I am the Necromancer... (Sorry if the prologue is so short) -obibunkenobi11