Empire of Liberty: The Rise of Pitt the Younger

“Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.” -William Pitt the Elder Except from John Bell’s “Portraits of Leadership: Histories of the Leaders and Rulers of the Commonwealth, Oxford University Press, 1992. “Born as the second son to the former Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder, William Pitt the younger is remembered … More Empire of Liberty: The Rise of Pitt the Younger

Empire of Liberty: The Lion Is Humbled

Previous Chapter: The World at War “Oh God! It’s all over!” ~ Lord Frederick North upon hearing about the capture of Savannah Excerpt from Douglas Oswald’s “Annotated History of the American Revolution”, University of Michigan Press, 1932. The surrender of General Howe in New York, Campbell in Montreal, and the alliance between the French, Spanish … More Empire of Liberty: The Lion Is Humbled