Revolution, Religion, and National Identity: Imperial Anglicanism in British North America, 1745-1795

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 2000 - History - 336 pages
This work seeks to put into religious and political context the British government's imperial religious policy for its North American colonies in the fifty years around the American Revolution. It is of special interest to students of North American and British constitutional, political, and religious history.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Introduction
11
Religious Rivalry and the Struggle for Acadia 17321770
35
The Church of England and the Conquest of French Canada
66
British Policy Dealing with the Catholic Church in Quebec 17631774 The Problem of the Roman Catholic Episcopate
92
British Policy Dealing with the Roman Catholic Church in Canada 17631774 Continued The Quebec Act
123
The Anglican Episcopacy Conflict in Context
155
The Establishment of a Colonial High Church Episcopate
210
The Constitutional Act of 1791 and the Establishment of the Anglican See of Quebec
237
Conclusion
261
Notes
265
Bibliography
302
Index
327
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