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В июле 1866 году афроамериканские военнослужащие были организованы в два кавалерийских и четыре пехотных полка под командованием белых офицеров.

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Mass meetings were held in all four of the cities — Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston — to which the Company was reported to be shipping tea under the new dispensation, and pressure was put on the Company’s agents to resign their agencies. Boston, where the agents had refused to resign, was the first port at which a ship, the Dartmouth, carrying the Company’s tea, arrived. The local agents did not dare unload or pay duty on the tea; however, after xliv  twenty days from the arrival of the tea it would be seizable by the local British customs officers to secure payment of duty.

This response brought Pitt to his feet again. “The gentleman,” he said, “tells us, America is obstinate; America is almost in open rebellion. I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people so dead to all the feelings of liberty, as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest. . The gentleman boasts of his bounties to America! Are not those bounties intended finally for the benefit of this kingdom? If they are not, he has misapplied the national treasures.

Taxation is no part of the governing or legislative power. The taxes are a voluntary gift and grant of the Commons alone . . , and this House represents those Commons, the proprietors of the lands, and those proprietors virtually represent the rest of the inhabitants. . There is an idea in some that the colonies are [likewise] virtually represented in this House. I would fain know by whom. . The idea of virtual representation of America in this House, is the most contemptible idea that ever entered into the head of a man; it does not deserve a serious refutation.

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