The following passage is from Thomas Paines pamphlet, The

The following passage is from Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, ‘The Rights of Man’ (1791–1792), which influenced French revolutionaries. Use this passage to answer the following question:The independence of America, considered merely as a separation from England, would have been a matter but of little importance, had it not been accompanied by a revolution in the principles and practice of governments. She made a stand, not for herself only, but for the world.Public DomainWhich Enlightenment idea appears to influence Paine in this passage? Paine’s belief that a just government is based on universal, reasonable principles Paine’s belief that the success of America’s Revolution can serve as an inspiration for France Paine’s belief that there is really no such thing as a separate nation; all nations are one Paine’s belief that violence is sometimes necessary to achieve liberty and equality