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The loyalist conscience : principled opposition to the American Revolution

Author: Chaim M Rosenberg
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Freedom of speech was restricted during the Revolutionary War. In the struggle for independence, those who remained loyal to the British crown were persecuted. Loyalist Americans from all walks of life were branded as traitors and enemies. By the end of the war, 80,000 had fled their homeland to face a dismal exile from which few returned"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chaim M Rosenberg
ISBN: 9781476672458 1476672458 1476632480 9781476632483
OCLC Number: 1005697670
Description: vii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
George Washington --
John Adams and Abigail Adams --
Thomas Jefferson and John Randolph --
Benjamin Franklin and William Franklin --
The Collapse of the Colonial Government --
Punishing Loyalists --
First Families to First Exiles --
John Jay, Peter Van Schaack, Gouverneur Morris and Alexander Hamilton of New York --
Pennsylvania --
Convinced by Love --
Schools and Colleges --
William Hooper and His Brothers --
Loyalist Warriors --
John Singleton Copley --
Exiled to England --
The Envy of the American States --
Returning Home --
Enemies of the American People?
Responsibility: Chaim M. Rosenberg.

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