” In both British and American history, fervent imperialism has always coexisted with bouts of fierce isolationism. “


” A vital part of Trump’s appeal was his promise to make America emphatically great again, staunching the haemorrhage of jobs and investment to China and Mexico, and cutting back on handouts to NATO and illegal migrants. “


” Margaret Thatcher’s decision to use Scotland as a testing ground for the poll tax was arguably the most disastrous attempt at fiscal engineering since London slapped the stamp tax on the American colonies in the 1760s. “


” The American revolution not only cost Britain the 13 colonies but also forced it to rethink the slave trade and slavery, and influenced its power relations in Asia and the Pacific. “



All 4 Linda Colley Quotes about America in picture


In both British and American history, fervent imperialism has always coexisted with bouts of fierce isolationism.
A vital part of Trump
Margaret Thatcher
The American revolution not only cost Britain the 13 colonies but also forced it to rethink the slave trade and slavery, and influenced its power relations in Asia and the Pacific.

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