World History

05.06 HC)Suppose a historian wanted to argue that the Enlightenment had a more positive influence on the American Revolution than on the French Revolution. Which statement below would be the strongest evidence for the historian's view?
The French Revolution overthrew a monarchy and a social system, while the American Revolution only freed a group of colonies.
The American Revolution was led by men who admired Enlightenment thought, such as Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.
The American Revolution produced a Declaration of Independence, while the French Revolution produced a Declaration of the Rights of Man.
*******In the French Revolution, the will of the people turned away from justice and toward mob violence, fanaticism, and dictatorship. *******

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