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...Thomas Paine while referring to American Revolution. Born in England, failed in education and occupational attempts, Thomas immigrated to America with the help of Benjamin Franklin, whom he happened to meet in London, and as a journalist, his career took off to dizzy heights with Common Sense. When he returned to Europe to pursue other, rather confusing ventures, he wrote The Rights of Man, in 1791-92 as an answer to the criticism of French Revolution. For his anti-monarchist laws, he almost got arrested in England and had to take shelter in France. But in 1793, he was imprisoned in France for not supporting the execution of the French King... 150884 'These are the times that try men's souls' said Thomas ...