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Why were poll taxes created

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When Abraham Lincoln was elected president what was the result for the southern states

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Q: The name given to the colonists who opposed independence?
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What was the name given to the colonists that supported Independence?

Patriots


What was the name given to the group of colonists who wanted complete independence from Britain?

The conservatives


Where did the name loyalist come from?

Loyalists were American colonists who supported the English as opposed to Patriots who supported independence from England.


Who were colonists who was undecided about independence from Britain?

Colonists who opposed Britain and wanted freedom were patriots. Colonists who were loyal to Britain were loyalists or Tories. Most of the colonists wanted or didn't want freedom, so there really was no need to a name.


What is the name given to the colonists who opposed the British Crown?

"Yankees" or "patriots". Others called them "rebels" or ''sons of violence.''


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.


Romantic name given to the southern fight for independence?

Romantic name given to the southern fight for independence


What was the name for the group of colonists who supported the movement for independence from England?

Patriots


What was the name given to the colonists that wanted independence?

That depends on whose side you're on! The British and those who were loyal to Britain (Loyalists or Tories) would have called those colonists rebels or traitors. However, in American history, colonists who were sympathetic to the fight for independence were called Patriots. About 1/3 of all colonists supported England, another 1/3 were Patriots who wanted independence, and another 1/3 attempted to remain neutral.


What is another name for a loyalist on someone who opposed the one fr independence?

Tories


What is the name of the destruction of a cargo of tea by colonists who were opposed to the tea tax?

The Boston tea party.


What was the name given to the colonist that supported Independence?

Patriots

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