The National Archives
Power, Politics & Protest
> Source 3
Extract from the second part of ‘The Rights of Man’ by Thomas Paine, 1792
(Catalogue ref: TS 24/3/10, pp.18-19)
What two systems of government is Thomas Paine writing about?
Why does Paine disagree with hereditary government?
Do you think the British government would like Paine’s views?