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Loyalist Conscience : Principled Opposition to the American Revolution (Paperback) (Chaim M. Rosenberg)
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Freedom of speech was restricted during the Revolutionary War. In the struggle for independence, those who remained loyal to the British crown were persecuted with loss of employment, eviction from their homes, heavy taxation, confiscation of property and imprisonment. Loyalist Americans from all walks of life were branded as traitors and enemies of the people. By the end of the war, 80,000 had fled their homeland to face a dismal exile from which few returned—outcasts of a new republic based on democratic values of liberty, equality and justice.
Number of Pages: 163.0