Evaluating Pitt

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In 1783 Pitt was chosen by to become Prime Minister. There are several reasons why the King appointed Pitt who was very and inexperienced:
1. He was impressed by Pitt’s early performances in as a new M.P.
2. He detested the alternatives, especially who in was league with the Prince of Wales sought and wanted to the power of the King.
3. He needed someone who he could trust to restore national pride and confidence after the disaster of the loss of the American
4. He wanted to rule himself and thought he might be able to the young Pitt
Pitt remained loyal to the king, who rewarded him with further support. Pitt was successful in winning the support of the country and comfortably won the of 1784.
Pitt increased the significance and the influence of the office of Minister with the King’s approval.
As Prime Minister Pitt had several issues to address including; a crisis, a huge National debt, an inefficient and corrupt government and a decline in trade.
Pitt’s financial and commercial policies have been seen as enlightened and important for the long term of British trade and empire. His first ten years were especially successful and although he didn't pass all the legislation he wanted, Britain was in a much position to face war with when it came in 1793.
After Pitt’s resignation in 1801, there were a series of short lived and largely unsuccessful governments.
Pitt was recalled to government in 1804 to head a but fell into ill health and died in 1806.