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Patriots loyalists powerpoint 2

  1. 1. PATRIOTS VS LOYALISTS
  2. 2. The colonists should help pay GreatBritain for the French and Indian wardebt. (Loyalist View)“No Taxation without Representation” isa false argument. (Loyalist View)The colonists should have total controlover who taxes them (colonial assembliesor Parliament). (Patriot View)The colonists should have total controlover how tax money is spent. (PatriotView)
  3. 3. The colonists can defeat Great Britain because they have home- ground advantage. (Patriot View) The colonists cannot win a war with Great Britain because the British have the most powerful army and navy in the world. (Loyalist View) Should the colonists win a war with Great Britain, they will not have the capacity to defend themselvesThe colonists do not have the against France and Spain in Northmoney to form and maintain a America. (Loyalist View)national army and navy.(Loyalist View)
  4. 4. Being part of the British empire gives the colonists access to goods from all over the world. (Loyalist View) Should the colonists win a war with Great Britain, it will be difficult to develop international trade relations and thus the economy willThe colonists have a secure market suffer. (Loyalist View)in Great Britain for their goods andraw materials. (Loyalist View)
  5. 5. An increase in control by theBritish government should notalone justify going to war.(Loyalist View)An imperfect situation is betterthan the unknown. (Loyalist View) If the war is lost, someof the most intelligent, respectedleaders in the colonies will behanged. (Loyalist View)
  6. 6. The colonist’s rights as Englishsubjects are limited by the English billof rights. (Patriot View)The Patriots have exaggeratedproblems with Great Britain. (LoyalistView)The colonists have repeatedlypetitioned the King and Parliament tohear their grievances, but were eitherignored or answered with more Britishcontrol. (Patriot View)
  7. 7. As John Locke stated, government is acontract. The king has failed to uphold his end ofthe contract as the protector of the colonies.(Patriot View)Britain has allowed the colonists more rightsand privileges than any other nation on earth.The Patriots act like spoiled children expectingmore and giving less than those in Great Britain.(Loyalist View)The King is chosen by God. Treason againstthe King is treason against God. (Loyalist View)The colonists basic rights are being eroded.They are no longer guaranteed trials at the placeof the crime and troops are being quartered intheir homes. (Patriot View)

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