Thomas Paine was born in England. He met Benjamin Franklin and came to America.
Thomas Paine was a good writer and a good orator.
He inspired a nation to freedom.
Thomas Paine went to France and wrote a book.
He was put in jail for what he wrote.
Thomas Jefferson brought Thomas Paine back to America.
Thomas Paine died in poverty.
U S History: Thomas Paine
Page created July 5, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Updated Sun, Feb 12, 2012. AP.