Locating the Tory Tradition in American History

rk812017bJames Baresel

“We ought to locate the basis of American conservatism in our colonial past, at a time when the English Tory variant of the old order of Europe had a real presence in our civilization, and we ought to remember that the old Tory order survived in the American historical tradition despite the Revolution of ’76, and not because of it …”

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Published on The Imaginative Conservative, 4 January 2017.