Monday, September 28, 2009

Common Sense

This document is different than previous ones we have studied. Rather than the political criticisms and formal documents, this document is meant to play to people's emotions. It clearly takes advantage of bias against Jews and Biblical references to convince people that the very concept of a king is evil. Looking back I do NOT agree with some of the claims made by this document but I do recognize that it was crucial in inflaming people against the King and the creation of America.

1 comment:

  1. The anti-semetic idea is an interesting one. I will have to think about this some more. The bibilical referneces remark is also right on. The entry is a bit brief and I think you had some signifcant ideas that you could have worked out in more depth. 17/20