But on July 2,he died following a riding accident, and his great career was ended. In large part because of him, this period is known as the "age of liberal Toryism. In addition, when law enforcement officials do not obey the law themselves, as was frequently the case with Tammany Hall, respect, along with public approval and support, are lost Walker-Katz, His maiden speech in the House of Commons was generally acclaimed.
And, in the Metropolitan Police Act ofPeel laid the foundations of a modern professional police force.
Peel particularly was denounced as a turncoat, and strongly "Protestant" Oxford humiliated him by defeating him for reelection.
As an able government supporter, Peel received appointment as undersecretary for war and colonies in Convinced that further resistance was useless, Peel proffered his resignation and urged the prime minister to make a final settlement of the Catholic question.
Can any one, without horror, foresee the reading of his memoirs? This is wise, for history provides many examples of revolutions resulting from abuse at the hands of occupying soldiers.
He left no diary, like Gladstone, and wrote no novels, like Disraeli; nor did he show much penchant for philosophical reflection of the kind in which Lord Salisbury later indulged.
Peel, Gaunt concludes, was an extremely ambitious man both for himself and for his subsequent place in history. Factory Act[ edit ] Peel finally had a chance to head a majority government following the election of July By making government a positive instrument in social reform and by his pragmatic approach to social and political problems, Peel also made an important contribution to shaping the philosophy of the modern Conservative party.
Thus, the idea that polie are an alternative to a military force was revolutionary at that time. Declaration of Independence and the U. By this time the Tories had split into the Ultras and the moderates: Byhowever, the Whig government had reached the end of the road, and the Queen was forced to accept Peel as her prime minister.
A social control mechanism with the strength and discipline of the military, but the heart of the public. The younger Peel was brought up as a country gentleman. Gradually from onward trade was freed, and by the only outstanding anomaly in the system was the protection of agriculture afforded by the Corn Laws.
Liverpool formed a new ministry after Perceval was assassinated in May ; Peel was appointed to one of the most difficult offices in government - that of Chief Secretary for Ireland. He thus served to develop a governmental liberalism that unified much of the outlook of party politicians, who were otherwise divided on political lines.
He married Annie Jenny in The English statesman Sir Robert Peel () served as prime minister during and He played an important role in modernizing the British government's social and economic policies and sponsored the repeal of the Corn Laws in Sir Robert Peel was in the great tradition of 19th-century administrative reformers.
The argument that Peel's fundamental lack of social policy shows where his priorities as a politician were, with economic matters. Peel would argue that he wanted to tackle the 'social threat' by improving the economic situation for everyone. Alternative Titles: Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet Sir Robert Peel, in full Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, (born February 5,Bury, Lancashire, England—died July 2,London), British prime minister (–35, –46) and founder of the Conservative Party.
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Sir Robert Peel () Robert Peel was born on 5 February at Chamber Hall near Bury in Lancashire. He was the eldest son and third of eleven children born to Robert Peel (the first Baronet) and Ellen Yates.
Originally the Peels were Lancashire weavers and farmers but had moved into textile manufacture and made their fortune.
Bibliography Wikisource has original works written by or about: Arthur George Villiers Peel He authored or edited many publications, normally under the name George Peel, or abbreviated "G.P." or "G.V.P.": Sir Robert Peel, from his private papers, Edited for his trustees by C S Parker ; With a chapter on his life and character by his grandson.Download