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... the freedom of the press , and attempted to deprive towns of representation in
the legislature . The people , on their part , proud of their English blood and their
English liberties , protested in town - meetings and legislative assemblies , and ...
For carrying out his purpose he introduced into the Commons in 1764 a
resolution ? asserting the propriety of raising an American revenue by requiring
stamps on all legal documents . He soon heard protests , however , from the
When the royal governors dissolved the provincial assemblies for expressing
sympathy , " the colonies united in the Congress at Philadelphia in the autumn of
1774 . This body heartily supported Massachusetts ; ? it asserted the freedom of
To annihilate their popular assemblies is impracticable . ( 31 30 – 34 ) e . To
break the spirit of the South by enfranchising the slaves would also be
impracticable ( 32 1 - 6 ) ; for i . The offer of liberty might not be accepted . ( 32 7 -
11 ) ii .
The competence of the colonial assemblies to grant is certain . ( 53 20 – 54 7 )
Direct Proof . iii . The colonial assemblies have been generous in their grants ( 54
8 – 14 ) ; for y . Their generosity has been frequently acknowledged by ...
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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