Reconciliation Essays

Burkes Speech on Reconciliation

Burke’s 1775 speech on the American colonies is a natural outgrowth of the famously conservative point of view of the great Irish statesman. This is a systematic work in that Burke lays out a series of concepts, concepts connected to a certain cultural type, that has led to the American demand of freedom from the British crown (and parliament) as well as why that freedom is legitimate: in sum, Burke is arguing that the Americans are freedom loving because they…

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