Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America - Edmund Burke

Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

By Edmund Burke

  • Release Date: 1797-07-09
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events


This speech was a proposal to end the difficulties with America before they moved to full-scale independence. With extensive knowledge of political affairs, Edmund Burke possessed a glowing imagination and passionate sympathies expressed in his landmark speeches, which continue to captivate contemporary readers. The best of Burke's writings and speeches uphold his position on the need for rigorous constitutional statesmanship against widespread abuse of authority in government. He remains one of the foremost political thinkers of eighteenth-century England.