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Although a majority of the members were undoubtedly opposed to America and
its claims , the American cause at once found earnest and eloquent advocates .
The Earl of Chatham brought forward a plan of conciliation , and defended it in a
In the great excitement over the Middlesex election Burke championed the cause
of Wilkes , as he did the cause of the printers who were proceeded against for
reporting the debates of the House of Commons . As a politician he was active in
In 1780 he championed the cause of economical reform , with the object not only
of reducing expenditures , but also of so reforming the civil service as to put a
stop to the political corruption through which the House of Commons was still ...
... has come again before you to plead 25 the same cause , without any other
effect of time than that to the fire of imagination and extent of erudition which even
then marked him as one of the first. i Special , designed for the occasion . 2 Trifles
Religion , always a principle of 15 energy , in this new people is no way worn out
or impaired ; and their mode of professing it is also one main cause of this free
spirit . The people are Protestants , and of that kind which is the most adverse to ...
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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