What are two arguments Thomas Paine wrote about in Common Sense that help convince the colonists to declare independence?

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In his pamphlet Common Sense, Thomas Paine outlined a variety of arguments against British rule over the American colonies. These arguments, presented in a clear and straightforward manner easily accessible to colonial readers, helped greatly to sway those who were uncertain about the ideas of revolution and American independence.

One of the arguments made was an attack on the idea that as England was the "mother country" of the colonies, it was unthinkable for the colonies to...

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