The Graduate and the People

The Graduate and the People : Commencement Address, Boston University, Tremont Temple, Boston, Wednesday, June 3rd, 1914 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Graduate and the People: Commencement Address, Boston University, Tremont Temple, Boston, Wednesday, June 3rd, 1914 It is idle to speak of the stamp tax, the duty upon tea, an impost here, a restriction there, as being the cause of the American Revolution. These were but the tokens, the outward excrescences, which could not hide the essential and fundamental - the determination to govern themselves, inherent in all of the descent which the Patriots claimed. Kings they could abide, for who so loyal as they, so long as they could be loyal? An appointed Governor was not only tolerated but was even regarded with affection, solong as he did not attemptto impose upon them the will of others; but that they should be in fact governed by themselves. Whatever the form, they were determined. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243250592
  • 9780243250592