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# The British Constitution

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# The British Constitution

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Passages examining Britain’s sometimes baffling constitutional monarchy, and telling the story of its enemies, its champions, and its reformers.

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The Power of Balance

George Canning warned the Commons to be very careful about their plans for reform.

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A Coy and Humorous Dame

The English ‘Cato’ cautioned that sabre-rattling sanctions and other forms of coercion are never in the country’s economic interest.

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Keeping the Colonies

Peoples of another culture or region will not long tolerate a Government that uses guns and soldiers to secure their obedience.

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Liberty and Prosperity

There are solid reasons why countries with lower taxes and less regulation tend to be more prosperous.

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Liberty and the Magistrate

The citizen should not dutifully accept government intrusion as the price of community life.

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The Wisdom of the People

In one of his ‘Cato Letters’, John Trenchard took issue with the view (popular in Westminster) that the public could not be left to make up their own minds.

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Wait and See

Edmund Burke urged Englishmen not to congratulate the French revolutionaries on their new-found liberty until they knew what they would do with it.