A War of Religion

Dissenters, Anglicans and the American Revolution

  • Authors
  • James B. Bell

Part of the Studies in Modern History book series (SMH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. A Century of Controversies

  3. A New Controversy: The Political Sentiments of the Clergymen

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 222-323

About this book


Examines the controversial establishment of the first Anglican Church in Boston in 1686, and how later, political leaders John Adams, Samuel Adams, and John Wilkes exploited the disputes as political dynamite together with taxation, trade, and the quartering of troops: topics which John Adams later recalled as causes of the American Revolution.


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