A loyalist living a patriot concentrated area faced much hardship throughout the war their property could be destroyed and their health and family harmed due to one's allegiance this could also. During the american revolution, some settlers in the thirteen colonies wanted to remain british, and others wanted to be independent both sides faced many challenges so who would you most likely be did you only pick your side because you were afraid take this quiz and find out this is a revised version of the quiz at gotoquizcom. In this lesson, learn about the difficult decisions faced by individuals as the american revolution erupted would you have been a loyalist or a patriot.
The patriots rebelled against the british control, while the loyalists, also known as tories to the patriots, remained loyal to the british crown they chose to support the authority of the king rather than the power of the parliament. The loyalists thomas hutchinson, a supreme court justice in massachusetts, was the most hated man in america before benedict arnold, and was hung in effigy many times for being a loyalist the year is 1774. Where the patriot army was weak, citizens could afford to be loyalist or neutral, but changes in military power also made loyalism precarious anglicans were more likely to be loyalists, but pietist sects such as the mennonites, dunkers, and brethren also faced difficult political and religious dilemmas, as did the quakers. Interesting facts about patriots and loyalists other names for patriots included sons of liberty, rebels, whigs, and colonials other names for loyalists included tories, royalists, and the king's friends.
Class copy patriot, loyalist, or neutral during the american revolution, the american colonists had to decide to support the war for independence or remain loyal to the british and king george iii. In all, about 50,000 loyalists served as soldiers or militia in the british forces, 19,000 loyalists were enrolled on a regular army status, and 15,000 loyalist soldiers and militia came from the loyalist stronghold of new york. Loyalist or patriot: the arguments directions for using this resource: 1 choose a side you will support, loyalist or patriot 2 following your rubric, choose 3 arguments from your chosen side.
Choosing sides- loyalist or patriot directions: divide the class into groups of three (a group of four will work if necessary, but there should be no groups of two or less) once the students are in groups, assign them a letter- a, b, or c. The patriots referred to us loyalists as tories, which was a derogatory nickname that they liked to use although loyalists were found in all classes and occupations, from all different walks of life the majority of us were farmers like artisans, shopkeepers, and myself. Views of the loyalists and the patriots and the difficulties in compromise between the two sides project and clarify the following instructions: • in this partner activity, you will play the role of king george iii , a devout loyalist, or samuel. Loyalists and patriots why can’t we just get along student activity sheet goal: the revolutionary war brought about great change in our country.
Who is a loyalist a loyalist is a person who remains loyal to the established ruler or governmentunlike a patriot, the support of a loyalist is for the established ruler or the government, and not the country. Back in colonial times, if i had to choose between being a loyalist or a patriot, i would rather be a patriot this is because i don’t believe a foreign country should be able to control my country. Patriot or traitor 1102 words | 5 pages critical review: patriot or traitor essentials of canadian history february 9, 2016 jacques godbout is a quebecois historian, author, and filmmaker as well as the great-nephew of adelard godbout. One of them is a loyalist and one is a patriot the british generals are drawing near, and they would certainly help the loyalist child win the fight you decide to.
To get a big picture idea of the time period and some of the character's concerns, my children enjoyed watching the patriot [mel gibson is a loyalist who is against the revolution -- then life events turn him to the patriot's side. The patriots rebelled against the british control, while the loyalists, also known as “tories” to the patriots, remained loyal to the british crown they chose to support the authority of the king rather than the power of the parliament. Loyalist: loyalist, colonist loyal to great britain during the american revolution loyalists 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. Find out if you're a loyalist or a patriot by taking this personality test.
Choosing the patriot or loyalist side during the american revolution the students will take that information and transfer it to the time period of the american revolution the class will then discuss the breakdown of patriots and loyalists in the sc. Teams will create a dialogue between a loyalist and a patriot with 6-10 exchanges proofread for punctuation, grammar, and spelling use facts and express each side’s perspective with passion. Neither patriot or loyalist (did not take sides) loyalists were rich landowners, clergy members, those appointed to government positions in the colonies by king george iii.
i use the term “loyalist” to identify those americans who supported the crown during the revolutionary war, and the terms “patriot” and “rebel” to denote those who favored separation from great britain. If i had to be a patriot or a loyalist, i would want to be a loyalist i wouldn't want to dishonor my country and risk getting caught although it would be challenging to avoid patriots, i would find a way to stay loyal to my home country. Process background knowldge on patriots, loyalists, and neutrals: use the following website to make yourself familiar with the sides of the revolution. Loyalists and patriots – the final conversation between ben and william franklin: this requires students to use their knowledge of the beliefs of loyalists and patriots to make the final dialogue between ben franklin (patriot) and his son (loyalist.