What Motivated The Loyalists

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One group that was more likely to remain loyal to England was the Loyalists. The Loyalists were a group of American colonists that remained loyal to the British during the American Revolutionary War. At the time most Patriots called them "persons inimical to the liberties of America." When their cause was defeated, roughly 15% of the Loyalists which was a number of about 65,000–70,000 moved to the other parts of the British Empire. Historians have estimated the number of Loyalists back then to about 15 to 20% of the 2.5 million white people living in the colonies. Which added up to be about 500,000 men, women, and children. Some people as what motivated the Loyalists? Well anyways it seems to be that the Americans, that were educated, whether
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