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Prelude to disaster : George III and the origins of the American Revolution, 1751-1763

Author: John L Bullion
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, 2017.
Series: American University studies. Series IX, History, vol. 207
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prelude to Disaster is the most comprehensive account of the fateful decision to tax American colonists.
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Bullion, John L., 1944-
Prelude to disaster.
New York : Peter Lang, 2017
(DLC) 2017002888
(OCoLC)983795714
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John L Bullion
ISBN: 9781433141010 1433141019
OCLC Number: 999727815
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Prologue: a mind of his own --
Before my eyes these heroes stand: Frederick and Bute --
A very honest boy: Augusta, Bute, and the prince --
This mighty engine --
Points of such immense consequence: thoughts on future taxation --
Harmony, mutual confidence, and the extension of their commerce: the purposes of America --
Not sorry to be a king --
Taxing beer --
A vast change for us: January-August 1761 --
Pitt's war: August-October 1761 --
Recruiting Grenville --
The unerring evidence of figures: October 1761-March 1762 --
One million or two?: the vote of credit controversy, April-May 1762 --
The sine qua non of peace: Santa Lucia, April-July 1762 --
The reckoning: Bute and Oswald, June-November, 1762 --
The politics of peacemaking: July-October 1762 --
The crisis resolved: October-December 1762 --
Through a glass darkly: January-February 1763 --
The king and his army: September 1762-March 1763 --
An American revenue: Fall 1762-April 1763 --
Settling the succession at the Treasury: March-April 1763 --
Epilogue: toward disaster: George III, his dearest friend, and the gentle shepherd, 1763-1765.
Series Title: American University studies. Series IX, History, vol. 207
Responsibility: written by John L. Bullion.

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