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Otis, James

  • 1 Otis, James

    (1725-1783) Отис, Джеймс
    Политический деятель, юрист, публицист. Автор памфлета "Права британских колоний" ["The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved"], в котором впервые в решительной форме были осуждены попытки парламента ввести новые налоги. Один из радикальных лидеров освободительного движения в 60-70-е гг. XVIII в. Организатор Конгресса гербового сбора [ Stamp Act Congress] (1765)

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  • Otis, James — born Feb. 5, 1725, West Barnstable, Mass. died May 23, 1783, Andover, Mass., U.S. American Revolutionary statesman. He argued before the colonial court against the British imposed writs of assistance (1761), reportedly stating Taxation without… …   Universalium

  • Otis, James — (5 feb. 1725, West Barnstable, Mass., EE.UU.–23 may. 1783, Andover, Mass.). Estadista estadounidense partidario de la independencia. Ante el tribunal colonial presentó argumentos contra la imposición del writ of assistance (mandato de asistencia) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • OTIS, JAMES —    American lawyer, born in Massachusetts, distinguished as a ringleader in the revolution in the colonies against the mother country that led to American independence, for which he had to pay with his life and the prior loss of his reason (1724… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Otis, Harrison Gray — born Oct. 8, 1765, Boston, Mass. died Oct. 28, 1848, Boston, Mass., U.S. U.S. politician. A nephew of James Otis, he practiced law and served in the Massachusetts legislature (1796–97, 1802–05), the U.S. House of Representatives (1797–1801), the… …   Universalium

  • Otis — /oh tis/, n. 1. Elisha Graves, 1811 61, U.S. inventor. 2. Harrison Gray, 1837 1917, U.S. army officer and newspaper publisher. 3. James, 1725 83, American lawyer and public official who is supposed to have first used the phrase Taxation without… …   Universalium

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  • James — /jaymz/, n. 1. Also called James the Great. one of the 12 apostles, the son of Zebedee and brother of the apostle John. Matt. 4:21. 2. the person identified in Gal. 1:19 as a brother of Jesus: probably the author of the Epistle of St. James. 3.… …   Universalium

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