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Chapter 20: Parliament Declares Massachusetts in rebellion. January 23—February 9, 1775. the confidence of the ministry reposed more and Chap. XX.} 1775. Jan. more on the central provin
to Vergennes, or lose America forever.
Your chief dependence, such were Franklin's words to Massachusetts, must be on your own virtue and unanimity, which, under God, will bring you through all diff ut to subdue the Americans by fear.
The first step towards inspiring terror was, to declare Massachusetts in a state of rebellion, and to pledge the parliament and the whole force of Great Britain t , proposed to the commons a joint address to the king to declare that a rebellion existed in Massachusetts, and to pledge their lives and properties to its suppression.
The colonies are not in a s nd, praised the Boston port act and its attendant measures, including the regulating act for Massachusetts, as worthy to be gloried in for their wisdom, policy, and equity; but he denied that they we