Founding Brothers: Thomas Paine And Thomas Jefferson

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Short Term Survival
Founding Brothers

Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson, proposed that independence from England was essential to the short term success of the United States. Ellis sees the Founding Brothers as people who got their legacy from battles and legislation. Though Americans took their independence for granted, the founding members however fought hard for their independence and never gave up hope. Our forefathers persevered to shape the foundation of the United States and never stopped fighting for the independence that America rightfully deserved. In order to achieve and maintain short term success the United States needed to completely gain independence from England. Only a few leaders advocated independence and saw the great