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Joey asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 month ago

why would the king not talk to the colonists?

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Which King would not talk to  which colonists? Kings go back to at least the Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian empires and most major kingdoms and empires had colonies. So you need to be a lot more specific.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    WHICH KING AND WHICH COLONISTS? Are you asking about the colonists that King Leopold sent to the Congo? 

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    Next time, be more specific, dumbdum. 

  • 1 month ago

    How?  There weren't electronic devices with instant back and forth communication.  Travel was by ship and it took close to a month to sail from the English Channel to New York or Boston. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Arrogance and European royalty believing they were divine.                       

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  • 1 month ago

    What king, what colonists? In world history there have been many kings and many colonists.

  • 1 month ago

    George III is often accused of obstinately trying to keep Great Britain at war with the revolutionaries in America, despite the opinions of his own ministers. In the words of the British historian George Otto Trevelyan, the King was determined "never to acknowledge the independence of the Americans, and to punish their contumacy by the indefinite prolongation of a war which promised to be eternal." The King wanted to "keep the rebels harassed, anxious, and poor, until the day when, by a natural and inevitable process, discontent and disappointment were converted into penitence and remorse". Later historians defend George by saying in the context of the times no king would willingly surrender such a large territory, and his conduct was far less ruthless than contemporary monarchs in Europe. In the later part of his life, George had recurrent, and eventually permanent, mental illness. Although it has since been suggested that he had bipolar disorder or the blood disease porphyria, the cause of his illness remains unknown.

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