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Loyalists Tories John Howe
Royalists John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore King George III
Tar and Feathering John Malcolm George Cornwallis
James Chalmers Plain Truth Henry Clinton
Joseph Brant (Thayendenegea) William Franklin Thomas Hutchinson
Banastre Tarleton William Howe Simon Girty


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U.S. History Collection   Gale Virtual Reference Library


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Definition of loyalist for Students

  1. :  a person who is loyal to a political cause, government, or leader especially in times of revolt. Notably, a colonist of the American revolutionary period who supported the British cause.