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|A Nation in Embryo? Paine on Freedom & Tyranny||
These extracts, from the first in a series of pamphlets written by Thomas Paine between 1776 and 1783, really illustrate Paine's political...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Thomas Paine, eighteenth century history, common sense, 1776||view|
|Anti-Terror Measures & Parliamentary Concerns||
An extract from a House of Commons speech by an M.P. offering critical observations on government anti-Terror measures - note the ironic...
|william pitt, Terror, French Revolution, Georgian Britain||view|
|Birth of an Icon?||
George III’s reputation remained intact and even enhanced in the last few years of his life despite or even because of his total absence from...
|king george III, eighteenth century history, Georgian Britain, Monarchy||view|
The second of three cartoons on Britain and the American Revolution
This cartoon has a very different tone from the previous one. It shows...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Whigs, tories, Edmund Burke, william pitt, john wilkes||view|
The third of three cartoons on Britain and the American revolutionary movement
This print also takes a Tory approach to the conflict, in...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Thomas Paine, john wilkes, Britannia||view|
One of three contemporary caricatures (cartoons) shown here offering satirical insights into the American conflict.
In this print America...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Lord North, Britannia, 18th century, Intolerable acts, Boston||view|
|British Library Georgian Britain site||
Discover prints, drawings and documents, as well as informative articles, which delve into the lives of the Georgians.
|Georgian Britain, Georgian, George III||view|
|Burke the Prophet?: Reflections on the French Revolution||
Interestingly it was Burke however who was the first to go public with his fears, in 1790. And his early warning of the dangers of French...
|French Revolution, Georgian Britain, Edmund Burke, Terror, 18th century||view|
|Central Government & Volunteering||
Extracts from government correspondence discussing the potential, and indeed pitfalls, of local volunteer initatives. Note the central dilemma the...
|1792, Terror, volunteers, william pitt, Georgian Britain, revolutionary war||view|
|Contemporary Views on Paine||
And here two contrasting contemporary views on Paine, from very different ends of the political spectrum.
|Georgian Britain, eighteenth century history, Thomas Paine, The rights of man||view|