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The Loyalists and the Declaration       of Independence        BY: ________________
The Loyalists Colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain They were merchants and of the higher class They did not fi...
The Loyalists Very Patriot toward Great Britain Sought to protect the mother country Were against the revolution
The Declaration of Independence Loyalists felt that they were better off staying within  British rule. The purpose of th...
After the Declaration of Independence was                     signed… Many loyalists fled to Canada or Britain after the ...
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The loyalists and the declaration of independence

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The loyalists and the declaration of independence

  1. 1. The Loyalists and the Declaration of Independence BY: ________________
  2. 2. The Loyalists Colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain They were merchants and of the higher class They did not fight for independence from Great Britain
  3. 3. The Loyalists Very Patriot toward Great Britain Sought to protect the mother country Were against the revolution
  4. 4. The Declaration of Independence Loyalists felt that they were better off staying within British rule. The purpose of the Declaration of Independence was to explain reasons and request a peaceful separation from British rule. Signing the Declaration would have been against their beliefs
  5. 5. After the Declaration of Independence was signed… Many loyalists fled to Canada or Britain after the war They wanted to remain loyal to Great Britain Approximately 10-15% left the colonies

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