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From time to time the English merchants complained to the Lords of Trade — the
committee of the Privy Council through which the affairs of the colonies were
administered — of their loss of revenue , but political corruption in England was
Several new revenue officers were appointed with more rigid rules for the
discharge of their duties . The Board of Trade issued a circular to the colonies
representing that the revenue had not kept pace with the increasing commerce ,
and did ...
... suggest some method more agreeable to them of raising the revenue which
had been determined upon . When the news of the proposed legislation for the
colonies reached America , it everywhere occasioned profound apprehension .
... if they chose , to override the wishes of the assemblies . There was no
agreement among the colonies , however , as to the way in which the required
revenue should be raised , while protests were made against the raising of the
revenue at ...
Early in 1767 the landed gentry secured the passage of an act reducing the land
tax . It was generally assumed that the deficiency of revenue thus caused would
be made good from America . Pitt , now Earl of Chatham , was incapacitated 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 ... Leer reseña completa