Answer: Thomas Paine claims that his commerce will make friends of all of Europe.
Thomas Paine is an american philosopher and a political writer from England and he published a book named as a Common sense. In that book, he had influenced the colonies to move free from the British rule and to maintain relationship with Europe.
Thomas Paine states his plan of commerce and if it is well executed would result in a friendly approach with Europe. American ports being a significant port could help European countries to ensure that their goods and services are secured from different threats, as the sea connects the main source of trade and commerce between nations in the different continents.
Thus it helps America to gain a healthy approach in all other aspects with Europe.