I should not be afraid to go with a hundred Whigs against a thousand Tories, were they to attempt to get into arms. He made references to the British hold on the colonies as an intruder breaking into a private home to steal and ravage. Thomas Paine's The Crisis Number One - Richard DeStefano After the colonists in America decided that they were going to attempt a move towards freedom from British rule, they found themselves faced with several problems.
The colonies were suffering from repeated injuries and usurpations inflicted upon them by the British.
As a result of these inflictions, Thomas Paine and Patrick Henry addressed these injustices, and proved to be very persuasive through providing reasoning and evidence that moved many colonists to believe that to reach contentment and peace the colonies had to rid themselves of British rule Thomas Paine was the editor of the Pennsylvania Magazine in Philadelphia.
In it he not only outlined the problems and struggles with Britain but argued them. At a young age, Paine had to withdraw from school to help his father with work.
That was until onChristmas Eve, Paine had the officers read aloud his essay to boost their hopes Therefore, Paine knew it was necessary to portray the upcoming war as a glorious event that was to give hope to all the repressed peoples of the world.
Many neutrals felt that any attempt at independence would be an incoherent one. From my research I feel like Thomas was always involved in some type of crisis whether it be the American Revolution, French Revolution, or the many government debates over naturel rights InPaine wrote The Crisis, Number One, a plain spoken commentary outlining obstacles the colonies faced in the struggle with Britain.
Pain used another technique to gain the support and patriotism of his fellow countrymen, even George Washington, by using confidence-building techniques.