James Wolfe is recorded as making the first remark of the word in reference to the soldiers under his command from the New England states. This was later amended to be a derogatory term for soldiers situated in the United States, commonly a Yank. The term within the United States is reference to Union Armies from the North during the Civil War.
It was called the Patriots
at war the u.s. called themselves the Yankees
the Patriots general the Patriots general
If you are reffering to the Civil War they were called the Union Army. They were also known as Yankees. Yankees
They got the name because during a war the north was called the Yankees.
We called them &^%#$% and *^#%^^& YANKEES!
they were called Yankees
I believe it was the Yankees.
They were called the "Contineantal Army" they were "Patriots" or "Rebels" or even the name "Yankees". These were the most common names...there are other types of insulting names that the BRits gave them too. they we're also called Minute Men.
it was the british actually mocking the patriots with a song because it you listen to the lyrics it quotes: "Macaroni" (Something Fancy) the patriots later used this in battle during the Rev. War (:
They were called the Yanks or Yankees
Loyalists and Patriots
The Battle of Saratoga.
They were called the "Yankees".
The Union soldiers in the Civil War were sometimes called "yankees" or "yanks." The Confederate soldiers were sometimes called "rebels" or "rebs."
NO, they didnt but some called loyalists who where loyal to the British might have attacked the patriots.
They were called Rebels.