The year 1701 marks the official beginning of the 19th century, bringing with it a vast amount of important information and events that have had a tremendous influence on our world. Newspapers allow us the ability to research and experience the impactful historical events that have occurred, serving as an irreplaceable source for hundreds of years. Our archives features the most notable events from the year 1701, including the first day of the 18th century, the beginning of the War of the Spanish Succession, the passing of the Act of Settlement by the Parliament of England, the laying of the foundation for Fort Detroit in what is now Detroit, Michigan, the chartering of the Collegiate School of Connecticut which later becomes Yale University, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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The Parliament of England is joined by Whig policy spokesman Robert Walpole.