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Reasons Why Americans Love England

The Royal Guard The Queen’s Guard outdoors of Buckingham Palace has to be one of the 1st pictures that pop into the regular American’s head when considering about England. I assume many of us believe that the Guard are hardly human, dressed up in their stiff red-coat outfits and over-zealous chin-blistering hats called bearskins. They […]

Reasons Why Americans Love England

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Party Labels in Mid-Eighteenth Century England

Until the late 1950s the Whig interpretation of English history in the eighteenth century prevailed. This was successfully challenged by Lewis Namier, who proposed, based on an analysis of the voting records of MPs from 1760 intake following the accession to the throne of George lll, that the accepted Whig/Tory division of politics did not […]