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Loyalists- colonists who were loyal to Britain.

Patriots- colonists who wanted to be free from Britain.

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Patriots were those who supported resistence to the policies of King George and his ministers. Loyalists were American colonists that remained loyal to the kingdom of Great Britan.

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Were there more loyalists or patriots in the south?

Loyalists and patriots were all Americans however, loyalists supported Brittan and patriots were all for America

Interaction with loyalists and patriots?

The loyalists hated the patriots because the patriots were always tarring and feathering them.

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Loyalists remained loyal (hence their name) to the Crown.

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because the patriots think that the loyalists are traitors to the colonists

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The patriots tarred and feathered the loyalists. They also ruined loyalist houses.

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When was the war between patriots versus the loyalists?

The patriots and loyalists technically fought during the Revolutionary war. Although the war was mostly patriots vs Britain, the loyalists and patriots fought. One example Is Kings Mountain.

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No, they were not. When the Patriots abused and expelled the Loyalists, they did to them exactly what the British had been doing.

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The Loyalists wanted to be ruled by Great Britain and the Patriots wanted to be free from Great Britain.

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