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When the first of November , the date on which the act was to go into effect ,
arrived , there were no stamps to be had . Fortunately , events in England
prepared the way for a repeal of an act that obviously could not be enforced . In
July the ...
Townshend died before the acts went into effect , and the responsibility for their
enforcement passed to his successor . The news of the passage of the
Townshend acts revived in America the earnest discussion of the right of
Parliament to tax ...
The Boston Port Act went into effect on the first day of June . On the seventeenth ,
the Massachusetts House of Representatives issued a call for a congress of the
colonies , to meet in Philadelphia on the first of September . Delegates from ...
... to the governors was a surrender , in the name of the king and the ministry , of
the principle of taxing the colonies , and he reviewed at length the history of
American taxation . The effect of the speech upon those who heard it was very
His intense earnestness , impassioned manner , awkward gestures , and
pronounced Irish brogue , coupled with not the best of temper under opposition
or criticism , often , especially in his later years , weakened the effect of what he
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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