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war speeches of William Pitt the Younger

Pitt, William

war speeches of William Pitt the Younger

by Pitt, William

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Published by Clarendon .
Written in English


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Statementselected by Reginald Coupland.
ContributionsCoupland, Reginald, Sir.
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Open LibraryOL20748449M

  Shirley Williams welcomes William Pitt the Younger, William Hague's thoughtful study of one of Britain's great prime ministers Shirley Williams Fri 17 Sep EDT First published on Fri William Pitt (–) was British Secretary of State during the French and Indian War and later served as Prime Minister of Great Britain. Named secretary of state in , Pitt resolved to commit whatever resources were necessary to defeat the French in North America and on the European continent.

The author, a British politician, has written a book on William Wilberforce, and this book on William Pitt the Younger. Pitt, born in was born the second son to William Pitt, the First Earl of Chatham. He became First Minister in at the age of 24, and died in , having been a thoroughly dedicated and professional politician/5(79). United Kingdom - United Kingdom - William Pitt the Younger: Pitt lived and died a bachelor, totally obsessed with political office. He was clever, single-minded, confident of his own abilities, and a natural politician. But perhaps his greatest asset in the early s was his youth. He had entered Parliament in and was just 24 when he became first minister in

William Pitt the Younger (28 May – 23 January ) was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in at the age of He left office in , but was Prime Minister again from until his death in He was also the Chancellor of the Exchequer throughout his premiership. He is known as "the Younger" to Born: 28 May , Hayes, Kent, England. William Pitt's speech in the House of Commons on the benefits of the Vergennes Treaty with France (12 February ) Parliamentary Register, XXI, pp. Even though the Vergennes Treaty of did not establish complete free trade between Britain and France, it was an important victory for the free trade movement in Britain. Pitt the Younger was the Prime Minister.


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William Pitt, the Younger, (bornHayes, Kent, England—died JanuLondon), British prime minister (–, –06) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. He had considerable influence in strengthening the office of the prime minister. Early life. William Pitt was the second son of William Pitt, 1st earl of Chatham, a famous.

William Pitt the elder, later Earl of Chatham, had won great glory in his first ministry, which had laid the basis of victory in the Seven Year's War. He had resigned inand was absent from the House when the Stamp Act was passed.

— William Pitt the Younger "The War Speeches of William Pitt", Oxford University Press,p. 7 Speech in the House of Commons, 21 Februaryon the peace treaty with the United States. Pitt, who was Chancellor of the Exchequer, knew the government would lose the vote and he would have to resign. Buy a cheap copy of William Pitt the Younger: A Biography book by William Hague.

William Pitt the Younger is an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in at the age of twenty-four became Free shipping over $/5(4). 3 quotes from William Pitt the Younger: 'Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.', 'Necessity is the plea for every infringement on human rights.

It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.', and 'I know of no evil that ever existed, nor can imagine any evil to exist, worse than the tearing of. The War Speeches of William Pitt the Younger. by Coupland, R.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Excerpt from War Speeches of William Pitt: The Younger William pitt, the younger, became Prime Minister in December At that moment the fortunes of the British Commonwealth had reached their lowest level.

The American War, in which France, Spain, and Holland had been leagued with the insurgent colonies against Great Britain, had recently 2/5(1).

Figure 1: William Pitt's printed speech on his 'Motion for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the House of Commons on Monday the Second of April ,' London: Printed by James Phillips, George Yard, Lombard Street. (my photo) Image reproduced by the kind permission of the Master and Fellows of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

The War Speeches Of William Pitt The Younger. Author: Sir Reginald Coupland ISBN: The award-winning biography of William Pitt the Younger by William Hague, the youngest leader of the Tory Party since Pitt himself. attention is given to the Great Reform Act ofand the implications of the Reform Act are assessed.

The book. The War Speeches Of William Pitt, The Younger () by William Pitt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. William Pitt the Younger was born onat Hayes Place in the village of Hayes, Kent, England, to William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, and his wife, Hester Grenville.

He was the second son in the family and belonged to a political background from both his parents.William Pitt the Younger, therefore, is not a beginner’s book. Ideally, the reader should approach this volume with background knowledge of the complicated parliamentary debates and issues.The war speeches of William Pitt, the younger / Author: selected by R.

Coupland. --Publication info: Oxford: Clarendon press,