Patriotic words

5 07, 2017

Patriotic Words – Thomas Paine

By |2017-06-11T16:40:09-05:00July 5th, 2017|Wednesday Words of Wisdom|1 Comment

The American Crisis is collection of articles written by Thomas Paine during the American Revolutionary War. His essays provided ongoing support for an independent and self-governing America through the many severe crises of the Revolutionary War.

General Washington found Paine’s first essay The Crisis, written on December 23, 1776,  so inspiring, he ordered that it be read to the troops at Valley Forge.

This quote is the opening line.

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