King And Congress: The Transfer Of Political Legitimacy, 1774-1776
A persuasive reassessment of the nature of the institution that was in the forefront of the American revolutionary struggle with Great Britain--the Continental Congress. Providing a completely new perspective on the history of the First and Second Continental Congresses before independence, the author argues that American expectations regarding the proper functions of a legitimate central governme...
Hardcover: 476 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press; First Edition edition (October 21, 1987)
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2822403
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“The Declaration of Independence is a list of grievances against the King of Great Britain. For some years the colonists had been resisting efforts of the British Parliament to tax them (the Stamp Tax, the tax on tea, etc.). They seem to have been evo...”
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