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Primary Sources - Workshop in American History Common Sense and the American Revolutionhomesitemap
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Workshop 2: Lectures & Activities
45-Minute Workshops (Videotape Only)




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If you can only meet for 45 minutes, you can take this workshop as two consecutive 45-minute sessions. Take Workshop A before Workshop B.

For Workshops A and B:
Watch the video segments listed for each workshop, pausing after to do the related activity. Do Workshop B after you have completed Workshop A.

All times are approximate

Watch Lecture One:
Thomas Paine and American Independence
transcript

20
minutes

Do Activity One:
What Is Paine's Argument?

25
minutes

Watch Lecture Two:
Summarizing Paine's Argument
transcript

18
minutes

Do Activity Two:
Interpretations of Common Sense

27
minutes

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Note: Readings and viewing A Biography of America videos are not included here. These should be completed prior to attending the workshop session. See Before You Watch for more information.

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