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Pitt remained a member of the House of Commons, where he opposed the Stamp Act. He argued that, while Parliament had the power to enact legislation, including external taxes for Britain’s colonies, it did not have the power to levy internal taxes, such as the Stamp Act. In 1766 Pitt moved to the House of Lords as Earl of Chatham. Consistently focusing on France as Britain’s archenemy, he sought first compromise then reconciliation Nothing having been settled between the British and French empires, colonists from both continued to jockey for position, and the next war between the antagonists was the first to begin in America and spread to Europe.
1 Battle of the Virginia Capes, 1781. British and French ships-of-the-line in parallel line-ahead columns exchange broadsides. French victory in the battle led to the British loss at Yorktown and to the Treaty of Paris, which recognized the independence of the United States. Source: Courtesy of the US Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC. US Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. War of the Grand Alliance (1688–1697) France emerged from the Franco‐Dutch War as the most powerful nation in Europe, yet Louis XIV sought to extend French territory further to the north and east.
In April 1782, the British House of Commons voted to end the war in America and the various parties began to negotiate a peace settlement. The Royal Navy did end the war on a high note. During the spring of 1782, French and Spanish naval forces planned to invade Jamaica, but a British fleet commanded by Admiral George Rodney achieved a dramatic victory in the Battle of the Saintes (April 9–12, 1782), which shifted the balance of naval power in the Caribbean in Britain’s favor. In the waning days of the war, then, the Royal Navy had again asserted its power and proficiency.
America, Sea Power, and the World by James C. Bradford