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By Charles A. Beard

This well-known study — some of the most influential within the region of yank financial history — introduced a halt to Americans' uncritical reverence for his or her country's innovative prior. wondering the Founding Fathers' motivations in drafting the structure, it considered the consequences as a made from monetary self-interest. maybe the main debatable books of its time.

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The contrast between the two Eurosceptic parties could not have been sharper. The 1997 general election was a watershed moment in British politics, ousting the Conservatives after eighteen years in government 28 A single-issue pressure group and ushering in New Labour for the next thirteen. But outside of major party politics the election also offered opportunities to fringe Eurosceptics. When the Anti-Federalists had campaigned in 1992 few voters told pollsters that Europe was a pressing concern.

Whatever the truth of the matter, the idea of a link between these two small, right-wing parties took hold in the minds of voters and journalists. ’ Despite these ongoing challenges, after Holmes’ departure UKIP were at least enjoying a period of relative internal peace. Their new leader was Jeffrey Titford, a former undertaker, Conservative Party supporter and Referendum candidate, who between 2000 and 2002 steered a cautious course, avoiding the bitter internal conflicts that had cost his two predecessors their jobs.

15 One early point of tension was Sked, whose personality and intellectual preoccupations drew criticism from activists who had little time for theory and abstract debate. 16 But, from the start, deeper tensions were also inherent within the party. One of the most important centred on UKIP’s overriding goal. Were they setting out to convert their Conservative rivals to hard Euroscepticism? By extension, were they simply a single-issue pressure group, focused on poaching disaffected Tories, who would fold once their goal was accomplished?

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