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By Murney Gerlach

While there are lots of works on British liberalism, this is often the 1st to deal considerably with the transatlantic and foreign context of liberalism. Murney Gerlach considers the transatlantic considered trendy modern figures equivalent to William Gladstone, John Morley, William Harcourt, and Andrew Carnegie. This e-book is an engaging account that paves the best way for the political and social rapprochement of the twentieth century.

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In Great Britain, franchise extension in 1867 helped precipitate the country on a series of further administrative, educational, and political reforms. Gladstone’s first ministry from 1868 to 1874 was unquestionably his greatest, and American issues were not unimportant during its course. These essentially fall into broad types of classification: first, Anglo-American diplomatic issues; second, American parallels to British domestic events; and finally, private American contacts and associations.

Harvie, Lights of Liberalism, p. 11. 53. Essays on Reform (1867): Houghton, ‘On the Admission of the Working Classes as Part of our Social System; and on their Recognition for all Purposes as Part of the Nation,’ pp. 45–66; Stephen, ‘On the Choice of Representatives by Popular Constituencies,’ pp. 85–126; and Smith, ‘The Experience of the American Commonwealth,’ pp. 217–38. 54. An Outline of the American Schools System: with Remarks on the Establishment of the Common Schools in England (Birmingham, 1868).

John Morley: an American trip and early interests A reading of John Morley’s Autobiography highlights an apparent lack of interest in the United States during the author’s first visit in 1867. Morley most clearly remembered the overall hospitality of the Americans, especially that of Charles Sumner, a young clerk, and author named Walt Whitman, and newspaper editors like Gordon Bennett and Edwin L. Godkin of the New York Nation. 96 This is misleading. Quite to 22 British Liberalism and the United States the contrary, Morley conceived his visit in 1867 as of great personal and political importance.

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