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1. What was the nature of George III's relationship with Parliament? How did his approach to ruling differ from his predecessors (George I and II)? What were some of the results/consequences (politically and otherwise) of this approach? George brings the Torries back because he wanted the monarchy to be nonpartisan. The will of the voters should be heard. Parliament is sovereign- Whig and George idea But Whigs were practicing patronage still, which goes against sovereignty of parliament. Whigs and George do not get along 2. "As a man, John Wilkes was hardly worth remembering; however, his affect on English politics in the 1760s and 70s cannot be ignored." If this statement is true, what is the legacy of the Wilkes affair? - Very persuasive - Shockingly ugly - Bought his way into parliament - Gambled, drank a lot - He publishes articles against the king - Article ’45’ bashes king and advisors - John Stuart, a Scot has to resign - George issues warrants for Wilkes’ arrest and anyone involved
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