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Colonists who opposed independence from Britain were called?

Loyalists opposed independence while Patriots favored independence.


What were American colonists called who were opposed to American independence?

Loyalists


What document called for the colonists' independence from England?

Declaration of Independence.


This document called for the colonists' independence from England?

The Declaration of Independence


What were the American colonists called who wanted there independence from England?

Colonists or rebels, depending on which side you were on...


What do you call a colonists who supported the british and opposed independence?

These people were called a loyalist or Tory.


How were the colonists that wanted independence from England called?

They were called rebels or patriots, depending on who you talked to.


What colonists opposed the Declaration of Independence?

The colonists who opposed the Declaration of Independence were called loyalists. Many of the loyalists either stayed silent (because loyalists were usually the victims of hate crimes) or they joined the British army to quell the rebellion.


What were the colonists called who opposed the British?

The colonists who opposed the British were called 'Whigs'. Those who favored British and her King, were called 'Tories'. Those nicknames were also used earlier in the Reformation in England. Two other nicknames were 'Patriots' for the colonists and 'Loyalists' for the British supporters.


What were the colonist who opposed the British called?

The colonists who opposed the British were called 'Whigs'. Those who favored British and her King, were called 'Tories'. Those nicknames were also used earlier in the Reformation in England. Two other nicknames were 'Patriots' for the colonists and 'Loyalists' for the British supporters.


Someone who insisted the colonists be independent of England?

There were many people who opposed independence, called Patriots. These people included George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Lee, and many others.


Colonists who fought were called?

"Patriots" was the name given to the Colonists who fought for independence. Loyalists aka. "Tories", were those Colonists who remained "loyal" to King George III i.e. England.

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