Declaration of Independence
Midterm Paper: Compare and contrast Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence with Thomas Paine’s pamphlet “Common Sense.” Which had the greater effect on revolutionary America? Are these documents still effective today?
3-4 pages; paper must include a thesis statement.
Use specific examples to support your argument and cite all sources carefully.
This is not a summary of the two primary source documents, but an analysis of their similarities, differences, and effectiveness. Make sure to show thought and analysis throughout the paper.