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They considered them traitors - not to their King, but to their fellow countrymen and neighbors. Those who were forced to choose one side or the other, British or colonial, were at risk of death if the local majority felt otherwise.

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It is not a definite answer because it is a matter of opinion from the patriots.

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Q: What did patriot colonists think of loyalist traitors and spies?
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