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American Loyalists

Only Available in Archive Formats.
American Loyalists

American Loyalists

American Loyalists

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Host Bob Edwards talks with Professor Harold Selesky from the University of Alabama about those Colonists who didn't rally behind the Declaration of Independence when the Revolutionary War started. Twenty percent of the colonists continued to side with the Crown, and their battles against the revolutionaries were some of the fiercest of the war.