Annual Register Volume 1835

Annual Register Volume 1835

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ... the sale of National Pr0perty--Finances--Other measures of the Cortes--Death of Prince Augustus--Chunge of Ministry--The dismissed Minister oy" Finance recalled-Diflerence of opinion between the Queen and Cabinet as to sending Troops into Spain--Ministers resign---The Queen is forced to recal them--She finally dismisses them--Queen's Marriage-Zlleeting in the Cape Verd IslandsTermination of the Methuen Treaty with England--Convention with Spain jbr the Navigation of the Douro. LTHOUGH the Spanish mi-assembly in its financial operations, nistry had succeeded, by as-it neither was, secure of a decided aembling the Cortes, in producing, majority in the legislature, nor did for a time, apparent tranquillity, it possess sufiicient strength to and had been supported by that control the different parties which were gradually forcing themselves into more decided action. The new government of the queen regent had been founded on an abandonment of the old system of unmitigated despotism: her daughter's throne was to he identified with more liberal institutions, and was thus to be protected by all political reformers. But the degree to which the old system was to be abandoned, and the forms in which a popular government were to be established, were questions on which every possible degree of diversity of opinion prevailed. The electoral law already introduced, with its limited franchise, and indirect elections, was far from giving contentment even to the party who wished nothing more than a strong and constitutional monarchy, and it, necessarily, was infinitely far from satisfying the more active and turbulent adherents of the ultra-liberal institutions of 1820. The former confined themselves to parliamentary opposition. In the preceding...show more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758722
  • 9781236758729