How does Common Sense give Isabel courage?

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The original question had to be pared down.  George Washington once said that Paine's work is important because in the minds of many men, it was working "a powerful change."  This can also apply to Isabel.  Readily admitting that some of the language and concepts escape her, Isabel is able to understand the basic premise of Paine's work.  In its most foundational argument that there is a fundamental equality within human beings preventing one from controlling another,...

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