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1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken

Iain Mclean and Alistair Mcmillan

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199546954
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191720031 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0004
1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken

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Union of England and Scotland 1707: Darien; succession crisis; trading issues; nature of the treaty. Church establishment in both countries. Union of Great Britain and Ireland 1800–1: United Irishmen 1798; French wars; trading issues; Pitt's plan and George III's veto.

Keywords: Act of Union 1707; Darien; Church of Scotland; Church of England; establishment; Act of Union 1800; United Irishmen; Irish rebellion 1798; French Revolutionary wars; Pitt the Younger, William; George III

Chapter.  16835 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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