By James Kirby Martin, Mark Edward Lender
An absolutely revised and up-to-date 3rd version of the main verified and cutting edge old research of the Continental military and its position within the formation of the recent republic.
- Written by way of specialists within the box of early U.S. history
- Includes totally up to date assurance of the army, political, social, and cultural heritage of the Revolution
- Features maps, illustrations, a be aware on progressive struggle background and Historiography, and an absolutely remodeled Bibliographical Essay
- Fully validated as a necessary source for classes starting from A.P. U.S. background to graduate seminars at the American Revolution
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Extra resources for A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789
As Royster has stated, many citizens saw in the impending military contest “the greatest test of the chosen people. ”6 Whether by Christian precept, whig doctrine, or some combination of these two in conjunction with Enlightenment rationalism, the concept animating most provincial Americans in 1775 was republicanism. Theirs was a special calling, since citizens firmly believed that liberty was being snuffed out across the globe. ” With this sense of noble purpose, the patriot enthusiasts of 1775 decided to test the very vitals of republicanism and their worthiness in aspiring to that ideal.
Another vexation centered on housing for British regulars. Parliament adopted a new Quartering Act in 1765. Troops were to be billeted in public and uninhabited private facilities when barracks were not available. The Act was silent on the subject of using private inhabited homes, although everyone agreed that this practice was illegal. The major point of contention was that of indirect taxation. The colonists were to absorb the costs of quartering the troops, based on provincial taxes and appropriations made by their assemblies.
10 Like the vaunted Royal Navy, since the Seven Years’ War the army had atrophied; the British war machinery needed to recover from its decay. Moreover, when the patriots fought in these early days, they generally dictated the terms. On the Lexington and Concord road, they harried exposed columns; at Ticonderoga, they surprised a weak and isolated post; and at Bunker Hill, they took advantage of terrain and a serious British tactical error (not 38 The Republican War, 1775–1776 seizing the neck of Charlestown Peninsula).
A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789 by James Kirby Martin, Mark Edward Lender