PITT THE YOUNGER

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PITT THE YOUNGER
1 WHO?
1.1 TORY MP
1.2 youngest ever British PM
1.2.1 24
1.2.2 19th December 1783
1.2.2.1 Remained in office until 1801
1.2.2.1.1 fell out with King over the issue of Catholic Emancipation
1.2.2.1.1.1 LEFT OFFICE 1801
1.2.2.2 PM AGAIN 1804-1806
1.3 DIED=1806
1.4 PRIME MINISTER 2 TIMES!!!!!!
1.4.1 1783-1801
1.4.2 1804-1806(DEATH)
2 WHY DID HE BECAME PRIME MINISTER?
2.1 PM North resigned
2.1.1 poor progress American War of Independence
2.2 King undermined coalition government
2.2.1 support Act proposed in the Lord by coalition government=enemy of KING
2.2.1.1 Fox and fellow Whigs threatened powers of monarchy
2.2.1.1.1 defeat and dismissal=coalition government
2.3 King invited Pitt to become PM
2.3.1 Pitt was seen as...
2.3.1.1 loyal to King
2.3.1.1.1 King saw Pitt as able
3 Pitt not the obvious choice for Prime Minister
3.1 Political inexperienced
3.1.1 lacked charm
3.1.1.1 young
4 skilled?
4.1 Delayed election-3 months
4.1.1 time to gain support from those in the Commons
4.2 establish positive reputation
4.3 appealed to conservative
4.3.1 appealed to reformists
4.4 gain support=election won
4.4.1
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