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... but Grenville moved slowly , and apparently with reluctance , in extending the
system to America . In March , 1764 , the proposed introduction of a stamp bill
was announced in the House of Commons , but the matter was then laid over
Townshend brought forward four bills relating to America , all of which became
law by the first of July . The first prohibited the New York Assembly from
legislating until it had fully complied with the provisions of the Quartering Act .
The second ...
The Earl of Chatham brought forward a plan of conciliation , and defended it in a
great speech , but the bill was not even accorded a second reading . An address
pledging support to the king in his efforts to put down the rebellion was agreed ...
The formation of the Coalition ministry , in 1783 , brought again into office North ,
Fox , and Burke . A bill for administrative reform in India was defended by Burke
in one of his greatest speeches , but to no purpose . The Coalition ministry had ...
As I came into the House , full of anxiety about the event ? of my motion , I found ,
to my infinite surprise , that the grand penal bill by which we had passed
sentence on the trade and sustenance of America is to be returned to us from the
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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 ... Leer reseña completa