Chapter 18. The British Army in America, Before 1775

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Douglas EDward Leach

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch18

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Leach, D. E. (2000) The British Army in America, Before 1775, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • British army;
  • monarch;
  • colonies;
  • American revolution;
  • glorious revolution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Seventeenth Century: Action and Communications

  • Action, 1702–48

  • Character and Organization

  • The Great War for the Empire

  • The Americans' Resistance to British Taxation