Common Sense sparked the American Revolution and inspired the writing of the Declaration of Independence. The importance of Thomas Paine's seminal work cannot be overstated. On this installment of Vault, Glenn visits with historian David Barton of WallBuilders as they examine early copies of Common Sense, as well as a handwritten document penned by Paine.
Watch the video for a sneak peek and answers to these enlightening questions:
• Which handwritten manuscript by Thomas Paine involved eight Founding Fathers?
• Which Founding Father was an actual father figure to Thomas Paine?
• Why did the printer of Common Sense intentionally leave out certain words?