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The loyalists were British subjects living in the future U.S. and did not agree with the creation of the new country. So they left, most of them settling in Canada which was still apart of the British Empire.

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Many believed in Britain many loyalist helped them when they lost they felt as if they were going to get hanged or killed or probably known as traitors

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The loyalists stayed in Canada because it was ruled by the British and they felt unwelcome in America.

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