A letter from the patriots of Great-Britain to the Emperor

Publisher: printed for A. Moore in London

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 615, no. 39.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL17023014M

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Prominent merchants in port cities and men with business or family ties to the elite class in Great Britain tended to remain loyal to the Crown, whereas Patriots were comprised largely of yeoman farmers.

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Oxford professor Henrietta Harrison's new research shows that the famous letter from China's Qianlong emperor to Britain's King George III in was a. When the British suspended the Massachusetts legislature for refusing to retract its circular letter, Revere engraved the names of the 92 assemblymen who stood up to Parliament.

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revered his father but disagreed with him on one critical issue: colonial independence from Great Britain.

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–In Letter Two, he begins by acknowledging that the colonies are part of the British Empire and that Great Britain has authority over them.

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Radical patriots sometimes attacked or robbed loyalists. Some loyalists formed their own militias to fight on Britain's side, such as the Royal American Regiment. During and after the war, o loyalists left the colonies entirely, even though the new American government wanted them to.

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Loyalists, Fence-sitters, and Patriots. After patriots tore down the statue of King George III in New York City on July 9,they melted parts of it down and made bullets to use against the British. It is impossible to know the exact number of American colonists who favored or opposed independence.

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