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Allegiance in America: the case of the Loyalists

Geraint Nantglyn Davies Evans

Allegiance in America: the case of the Loyalists

by Geraint Nantglyn Davies Evans

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American loyalists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdited by G. N. D. Evans.
    SeriesThemes and social forces in American history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE277 .E88
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 197 p.
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5683111M
    LC Control Number69014592

    Evans, G.N.D., ed. Allegiance in America: The Case of the Loyalists (Reading, ). Faltsits, Victor Hugo, ed. Minutes of the Commissioners for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies in the State of New York: Albany Sessions, (Albany, ). The State of Maryland began as the Province of Maryland, an English settlement in North America founded in as a proprietary colony. George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore (–), wished to create a haven for his fellow English Catholics in the New World. After founding a colony in the Newfoundland called "Avalon", he convinced the King to grant him a second territory in more southern.

    to reprinted from G.N.D. Evans (ed.) Allegiance in America: The Case of the Loyalists (Addison-Wellesley Publishing, ). A) Samuel Seabury. Many Loyalists, not born and educated in England or committed by the holding of royal office, were as distressed with the growing rupture between the mother country and the colonies as. against America were tried before committees of safety and the military. These trials, scarcely noticed in much of the literature of the Revolution, demonstrated that American sovereignty was a functional reality well before independence was declared. As a practical matter, Americans no longer owed allegiance .

      Frazer credits Loyalists with making a stronger, better-argued case than recognized. Independence, however, stranded them between their identity as Americans and the principles and allegiance for which they had sacrificed.   After the American Revolution, 46, British Loyalists fled to Canada and other places controlled by the crown. They were not willing to swear allegiance to the new Colonial governments.


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evans, geraint. Published by The legacy of the American revolution to the British West Indies and Bahamas a chapter out of the history of the American loyalists Wilbur Henry Siebert. ISBN 13 This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated.

Loyalists, in the American Revolution, colonials who adhered to the British cause. The patriots referred to them as Tories. Although Loyalists were found in all social classes and occupations, a disproportionately large number were engaged in commerce and the professions, or were officeholders under the crown.

CHAP. I.: The Case of the American Loyalists briefly stated. IN the yearseveral tumults and insurrections against the authority of the Crown and the rights of Parliament took place in America. The houses and other property of divers persons, who had discharged their duty in attempting to carry that authority and those rights into execution, were destroyed, whereupon both Houses.

The Loyalists were opposed to the separation of the North American colonies from Great Britain. Tens of thousands of Loyalists fought in the ranks of the British Army, stirred up counterrevolutionary rebellions, and engaged in sabotage.

By the end of the war, aboutLoyalists had emigrated. The Trials of Allegiance examines the law of treason during the American Revolution: a convulsive, violent civil war in which nearly everyone could be considered a traitor, either to Great Britain or to g from extensive archival research in Pennsylvania, one of the main centers of the revolution, Carlton Larson provides the most comprehensive analysis yet of the treason.

The Loyalists suffered for their stances, and their Patriot opponents were not always high-minded or magnanimous. These costs have to be reckoned into the revolutionary experience.

Finally, this book demonstrates that the Loyalists, not just the Patriots, were advancing a conception of liberty. Loyalist, also called Tory, colonist loyal to Great Britain during the American sts constituted about one-third of the population of the American colonies during that conflict.

They were not confined to any particular group or class, but their numbers were strongest among the following groups: officeholders and others who served the British crown and had a vested interest in.

William Reid’s book The Loyalists in Ontario: The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists lists people mentioned in orders-in-council authorizing grants of land to United Empire Loyalists or their sons and daughters. It is available on microfilm in the Archives’ Reading Room (reel B 31). The Trials of Allegiance examines the law of treason during the American Revolution: a convulsive, violent civil war in which nearly everyone could be considered a traitor, either to Great Britain or to America.

Drawing from extensive archival research in Pennsylvania, one of the main centers of the revolution, Carlton Larson provides the most comprehensive analysis yet of the treason. The Particular Case of the Georgia Loyalists: in Addition to the General Case and Claim of the American Loyalists, which was Lately Published by Order of Their Agents.

February, n.p.:n.p., 16 pp. Google Book pdf. On how history books commemorate the loyalists. On the American side, of course, they're losers. And history is, as we know, written by the winners. So there's not much place for the loyalists. The Particular Case of the Georgia Loyalists: in Addition to the General Case and Claim of the American Loyalists, which was Lately Published by Order of Their Agents.

February. Allegiance in America, the Case of the Loyalists. Main E E Letters of a Loyalist Lady, being the Letters of Anne Hulton, Sister of Henry Hulton, Commissioner of Customs at Boston, Main EH8. Revolutionary Versus Loyalist, the First American Civil War, Main E U6. Simcoe's Military Journal.

Main E Q6. A Black Loyalist was a person of African descent who sided with the Loyalists during the American Revolutionary War. In particular, the term refers to men who escaped the enslavement of Patriot masters and served on the Loyalist side because of the Crown's promises of freedom.

Some 3, Black Loyalists were evacuated from New York to Nova Scotia; they were individually listed in the Book of. Book — 1 online resource. Online. American Fiction, ; Google Books (Full view) and Claims of the American Loyalists, at the close of the war between Great Britain and her colonies in Eardley-Wilmot, John, Allegiance in America: the case of the Loyalists [] Evans, Geraint Nantglyn Davies, A Loyalist is any person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt).

During the American Revolution in what was to become the United States of America, a Loyalist (also called UEL - United Empire Loyalist) was anyone who remained loyal to the King of England. They were called Tories in their own country but Loyalists.

Orderly book of the three battalions of loyalists, commanded by Brigadier-General Oliver De Lancey ; to which is appended a list of New York loyalists in the city of New York during the war of the revolution--(New York, Printed for the New York Historical Society, ), by Great Britain.

Army. What famous American woman wrote to her husband that the Second Continental Congress should "remember the ladies" when they drew up a "Code of Laws". Abigail Adams Committed to freedom of conscience and thought, most patriots adopted a live-and-let-live attitude toward the Loyalists during the Revolutionary War.

As for the Loyalists, s of them, including Indians and runaway slaves, fled America after the Revolution, dispersing themselves throughout the British Empire. A Loyalist signing himself “An Independent Refugee” in the Charleston South-Carolina Weekly Gazette for 26 July gave a long account of the “Case of the Loyalists in North Carolina: Their Exertions and Sufferings during the Rebellion.”.As the evacuation was organized in andBritish soldiers carefully considered the cases of black loyalists and allowed thousands to escape from the United States.