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The American colonists who still supported the British were called loyalists or Tories (for the dwindling Tory political party, used to ridicule conservative politicians close to George III).

It was difficult for any colonist to remain "neutral" when pressured by both sides, who considered anyone not "for" them to be "against" them.

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Q: Who lived in the colonies but did not fight the British?
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