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Variations In British Parliamentary Conceptions Of The People, 1734–1771

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This chapter begins with the era that preceded the troubles in America. It discusses what kind of continuities and transformations took place in language referring to the people before the constitutional challenge from across the Atlantic. The author divides his analysis of eighteenth-century British parliamentary debates into three parts: debates before the American crisis, debates during and after the American Revolution, and debates in the 1790s during and after the French Revolution. The majority of the Commons, by contrast, underlined the shared interests of the monarch and his people, avoiding all challenges to the King and his ministry. The majority of the Commons similarly aimed at appeasing the public by emphasizing the unity of the interests of the Crown and the people.

Keywords: British parliamentary debates; eighteenth-century; French Revolution; transformations

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