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Origin of the American Revolution: 1759-1766

Author: Bernhard Knollenberg
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholarly analysis of the preliminaries to our Revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
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Knollenberg, Bernhard, 1892-1973.
Origin of the American Revolution: 1759-1766.
New York, Macmillan, 1960
(OCoLC)563636460
Online version:
Knollenberg, Bernhard, 1892-1973.
Origin of the American Revolution: 1759-1766.
New York, Macmillan, 1960
(OCoLC)610006492
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernhard Knollenberg
OCLC Number: 1311990
Description: viii, 486 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: British politics and colonial policy, 1759-1765 --
Royal instructions and the threat to home rule in the royal colonies, 1759 --
The Twopenny Act dispute in Virginia, 1759-1764 --
Irritants in other royal colonies, 1761-1764 --
The disturbing activities of Archbishop Secker, 1760-1765 --
The British army in America and the decision to tax the colonies, 1763 --
The Proclamation of 1763 and limitation of westward expansion --
Amherst and the Indian uprising of 1763 --
Failure of the British army, 1763-1764 --
Enforcement of the White Pine Acts, 1763-1764 --
Enforcement of the Sugar Act of 1733, 1763-1764 --
Parliament taxes the colonies for revenue, 1764 --
The English Constitution and colonial taxation, 1621-1764 --
British restrictions on colonial trade and manufacturing, 1660-1764 --
New restrictions on colonial trade and currency, 1764 --
Individual protests --
Legislative protests: Massachusetts, Connecticut, the middle colonies, the Carolinas, Virginia, Rhode Island --
The protests fail: the Stamp Act is passed, 1765 --
Colonial nullification of the Stamp Act, 1765-1766 --
Epilogue, 1766-1775 --
Appendixes: The Privy Council, Cabinet Council and Cabinet --
The Acts of Trade and colonial admiralty courts --
Private enrichment from British public funds --
Was George III insane in 1765?
Responsibility: by Bernhard Knollenberg.

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Scholarly analysis of the preliminaries to our Revolution.

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