Proclamation by the King for Suppressing Rebellion and Sedition

(1775)

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Impact

The Proclamation by the King for Suppressing Rebellion and Sedition had a different impact on each of George III's audiences. For those engaging in the highest levels of British politics, George III's statement provided further evidence of their opinions concerning his leadership and its effectiveness. His supporters found a firmness of purpose and direction in his words, while his opposition saw evidence of his intractable nature and failure to compromise. Similarly to George...