OTD: American Crisis was published in 1776

“These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” 
#Onthisday in 1776 pamphlets written by Thomas Paine, collectively known as “The American Crisis,” began to be published.
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