Sentence Examples

  • There was also a strong loyalist sentiment.
  • Skene was a Loyalist, and in May 1775 Skenesborough was seized by a party of American volunteers.
  • He was one of the signers of the White Plains protest of April 1775 against "all unlawful congresses and committees," in many other ways proved himself a devoted loyalist, and wrote the Free Thoughts on the Proceedings of the Continental Congress (1774) by "A.
  • In 1770 most of the merchants agreed not to import goods from England and transferred their trade with New York City, where Loyalist influence was strong, to Boston and Philadelphia.
  • It deprived the Quakers of their part in the control of the government and forced many Conservatives into the Loyalist party.