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The course of events leading up to this speech is related in all English or
American histories that deal with the period . 4 1 See Burke ' s Speech on the
Nabob of Arcot ' s Debts , Works , Boston , 1894 , III , 24 , 25 . 2 See
Parliamentary History ...
Such were the laws that the colonists must export and import only in English or
American vessels ; that they must trade only with England and her colonies ; that
they must not erect mills for rolling and slitting iron ; and that they must not export
With England and America both irritated , with the king bent on stretching his
authority , and with opposition to him shattered by faction , events moved swiftly
to a crisis . In 1763 George Grenville became Prime Minister , and Charles ...
During the hot debates over this motion and over all subsequent proceedings in
regard to America , the “ king ' s friends ” l were firm against the colonies ,
because defeat for the royal plan for America might mean defeat for it in England
It so pleased the Americans that they kindled bonfires , and , regarding the
Declaratory Act as a mere empty form , voted addresses of thanks and loyalty .
No sooner was England out of this scrape than she blundered into another . In a
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This well-crafted address was presented as a series of suggestions for a way to conciliate the American colonists and avoid a revolt. The common-sense points that Burke makes and the ways that he goes ... Прочетете пълната рецензия