The colonists who supported the American Revolution were called "Patriots".
What were coloniests that supported the dependence called?
They were called the Patriots.
Those colonists who supported independence from the monarchy of King George III were called Patriots.
They were called Loyalists.
The colonists who supported Great Britain in the Revolutionary war were mainly called two names: Loyalists <---- politically correct Tories <------ slang
the british called them rebels but they were real patriots
Colonists who supported Great Britain during the American Revolution and the years shortly preceding it were called Loyalists.