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More or less complete reports of the proceedings of Parliament bore the voices of
Fox , Pitt and Burke ' to an audience consisting of the whole nation . Another
element on which both Green and Lecky ? lay much stress was the so - called ...
It had enabled merchants , or those anxious to guard mercantile interests , to play
a more important part in Parliament ? than ever before , and in debates over
taxes , treaties , war and peace , to demand decisions favorable to English ...
They complained that Parliament no longer reflected public opinion , because
cities like Birmingham and Leeds , which had recently become important , were
without representation , while ancient boroughs which had dwindled into ...
Townshend believed in holding the colonies with a firm hand , in depriving them
of the right of self - government , and in maintaining authority by a standing army
supported by taxes assessed on the Americans by Parliament . To such lengths ...
... a middle course . They held that even if Parliament had a right to tax the ... 14 ,
1766 , Parliamentary History , XVI , 97 - 101 ; his speech May 27 , 1774 , XVII ,
1353 - 1356 ; and the speech of Governor Johnstone , Feb . 6 , 1775 , XVIII , 253
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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