Conquest of the valley of the West
's ministry continued.
the Protestant nations compared Frederic to Gustavus Adolphus
, as the defender of the Reformation and of freedom.
With a vigor of hope like his own, Pitt
, who, eight days before the battle of Rossbach
, had authorized Frederic to place Ferdinand of Brunswick
at the head of the English
army on the continent, planned the conquest of the colonies of France
Consulted through the under secretaries, Franklin
gave full advice on the conduct of the American
war, criticised the measures proposed by others, and recommended and enforced the conquest of Canada
In the House of Commons, Lord George Sackville
, a man perplexed in action and without sagacity in council, of unsound judgment yet questioning every judgment but his own, restless and opinionated, made the apology of Loudoun
‘Nothing is done, nothing attempted,’ said Pitt
with vehement asperity.
‘We have lost all the waters; we have not a boat on the lakes.
Every door is open to France