Pros And Cons Of The Lo Loyalists

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It is clear the Loyalists won the debate. They all had ample support and logical explanations to support their evidence. The Loyalists were also able to deflect any of the Patriots’ arguments. For instance, the Patriots insisted that the soldiers in the Boston Massacre were at fault, and that even though the soldier who fired first misheard his captain command “fire,” he was still entirely to blame. The Loyalists argued that the soldiers did not have the initial intent to kill, therefore they could not be entirely at fault. The Loyalists also pointed out that without Britain, we would have less protection. Our trade ports would be very vulnerable and weak without the help of Britain since she has a number of connections with other major countries.

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