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In 1772 the king attempted to control the judiciary by ordering that all
Massachusetts judges holding office during his pleasure should be paid by the
crown : the colonists , unable to obtain redress through the regular government ,
... the commonly proposed reforms , - universal suffrage , the disfranchisement of
“ rotten boroughs , " representation for the new trading towns , triennial
Parliaments , and the exclusion from the House of men holding offices under the
... of Richmond or a Marquis of Rockingham is not so much of moment ; but , if
their conduct and example hand down their principles to their successors , then
their houses become the public repositories and offices of record for the
He proposed , therefore , to abolish some offices , to consolidate others , and to
readjust salaries . In this plan he gave further evidence of his grasp of details , for
he comprehended in his scheme of reorganization the vast machine of the ...
One of the offices which Burke had reformed , that of Paymaster of the Forces , he
himself occupied in 1782 . At that time the North ministry yielded to the Whigs ,
who were temporarily united under Lord Rockingham , Charles James Fox and ...
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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