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The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
by Albert Bushnell Hart

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active
military preparations on both sides.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations,
- the local and the general.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

 

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

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On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the
House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

One of the strongest and most persistent elements in
national development has been that inheritance of political
traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a
class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years,
and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia,
and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory
extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger
there was but one man without whom English history
must have taken a different turn,
and that was William Pitt the elder.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Few characters in history are indispensable.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures
to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude,
and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was
to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The growth of constitutional government,
as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment
of two different sets of machinery for making laws
and carrying on government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The participation of the people in their own government
was the more significant,
because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have,
- three departments of government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In comparison with other men of their time,
the Americans were distinguished by the possession
of new political and social ideas,
which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means
left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country,
the colonies will submit.
- George III

I don't really see science fiction as fiction.
I can imagine colonies on Mars and everything.
- Sigourney Weaver

The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies,
when the matter was pending; besides,
we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords.
- Christopher Gadsden

The rational mind of man is a shallow thing,
a shore upon a continent of the irrational,
wherein thin colonies of reason have settled amid a savage world.
- Wilford O. Cross

This writer, and all others of his stamp,
should remember that the colonies are now in a state
of revolt and rebellion against their rightful sovereign.
- James Chalmers

I move to appoint a Committee to correspond with the neighboring colonies,
on the present important Crisis.
- Isaac Low

Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Cambridge was the place for someone from the Colonies
or the Dominions to go on to,
and it was to the Cavendish Laboratory that one went to do physics.
- Aaron Klug

The staple of our Australian colonies,
but more particularly of New South Wales,
the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production,
- is fine wool.
- Charles Sturt

America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated
religious opinions of the different sects which were
so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
- James F. Cooper

What is music.
A passion for colonies not a love of country.
- Gertrude Stein

I believe that the only way that the human race is
gonna survive is to start colonizing space and setting up colonies on the moon,
and then space stations.
- Ace Frehley

We lost the American colonies because we lacked the
statesmanship to know the right time and the manner
of yielding what is impossible to keep.
- Elizabeth II

All the sparrows on the rooftops are crying about the
fact that the most imperialist nation that is supporting
the colonial regime in the colonies is the United States of America.
- Nikita Khrushchev

It is a matter of public shame that while we have now
commemorated our hundredth anniversary,
not one in every ten children attending Public schools
throughout the colonies is acquainted with a single
historical fact about Australia.
- Henry Lawson

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain
raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap
slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies.
The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for
the surplus goods produced in our factories.
- Cecil Rhodes

In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies
the free government and liberal principles of legislation,
for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry
with her the revelations of God.
- John Strachan

Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis,
depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling,
than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage,
I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill
it into the minds of the people.
- John Strachan

If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought
during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today,
I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies,
now fifty strong states, have taken since then.
- John Linder

Our country presents on every side the evidences of
that continued favor under whose auspices it,
has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent
colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy.
- Martin Van Buren

Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies,
have been left in a great measure to grope their way
as they could through the darkness which surrounds them,
almost totally unaided by the parent state?
- John Strachan

It is necessary to expose the false propaganda of the
imperialists and thoroughly dispel the illusion that
the imperialists will give up their positions in the
colonies and dependent countries with good will.
- Kim Il Sung

The extraordinary exertions of the colonies,
in cooperation with British measures,
against the French, in the late war,
were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more
than adequate to their ability.
- Mercy Otis Warren

New planted Colonies are generally attended with a
Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved
Staple and Product of the Country,
as well as all the Provisions their Families spend.
- John Lawson

What began as a revolt in response to the King of Great
Britain's repeated injuries against the colonies,
soon became a passionate and glorious call to fight
for the beginnings of a new country.
- John Linder

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln


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