Coalition of the King
and the Great Commoner against the aristocracy—the Administration of Chatham
the obnoxious clauses of the Billeting Act
been renewed inadvertently by Ministers, who had designed to adopt a system of lenity.
They proposed to remove Bernard
, in favor of Hutchinson
had been duped into believing a friend to colonial liberty.
Reviving against Spain
the claim for the ransom of the Manillas, they suggested in lieu of it a cession of the island of New Orleans; though the Spanish
ambassador took fire at the thought, saying, ‘New Orleans is the key to Mexico
With equally vain endeavors, they were forming new and milder instructions for the government of Canada
in the hope to combine respect for the municipal customs and religion of its old inhabitants, with the safeguards of the English
The conquest of New France