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VIDEO | Jim Percoco of the American Battlefield Trust sheds light on one of the overlooked figures of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine. Paine was born in England and had a great distain for the British Aristocracy. Known as an enlightenment thinker, Paine would later move to the American Colonies and play a major role in the push for independence.