Growth of the American Revolution: 1766-1775 by Bernhard Knollenberg

By Bernhard Knollenberg

Development of the yank Revolution covers the interval from the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766 to the outbreak of hostilities at Lexington and harmony in 1775. Taken jointly, those volumes current a cogent and authoritative background from an aim and scholarly standpoint. Key gains: Foreword, acknowledgments, advent, notes, appendixes, chronology, bibliography, index.

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Growth of the American Revolution: 1766-1775

Progress of the yankee Revolution covers the interval from the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766 to the outbreak of hostilities at Lexington and harmony in 1775. Taken jointly, those volumes current a cogent and authoritative historical past from an aim and scholarly viewpoint. Key positive factors: Foreword, acknowledgments, creation, notes, appendixes, chronology, bibliography, index.

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January . ” xxxiv  February–April. The Massachusetts Congress further prepares for war. February . Chatham presents in the House of Lords a plan of conciliation; the plan is rejected  to . March . Franklin’s negotiations for a possible peaceful settlement terminate fruitlessly. March . Edmund Burke, a leading member of the Rockingham party and London Agent for New York, presents to the Commons and speaks eloquently in support of a plan for conciliating the colonies. His plan is rejected  to .

I hope he will become more moderate. ”³³ Newcastle replied on January , thanking Rockingham for his letter, and adding, “I own, I fear, (as I should have said if I had been present at the Consultation) that the Idea of Authority & Relief going Hand-in-Hand . . will be found very Difficult. , the Recovery or Enjoyment of our Trade & Commerce . . to America. . The other Branches of Trade to Foreign Countries is at present so low & depends so much on the Will & Caprice of the Powers with whom we trade, that there is no great Dependence to be had upon it.

For an Act of Parliament declaring the Right of the Parliament of England [over the colonies] & also an Address to the King promising to support His Majesty to the utmost extent”; the latter of which, at least, was “strongly objected to by Lord Egmont and Mr. ”²⁹ Rockingham replied the next day, in no way challenging the accuracy of Newcastle’s information as to the meeting on December , and telling him of another recent meeting. ³⁰ “Upon the whole that has yet passed,” said Rockingham, “either at the former or this latter Dinner, I think one thing seems to be the General Opinion — that is that the Legislative Right of this Country over the Colonies should be declared — & upon the Plan of Act th of Geo.

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