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Nov 9, 2011. Grades + Term 2 Expectations Review Sheet + Act Sheet Key PPT Notes HW: Loyalist Worksheet; Read 104-5; American Revolution Quiz Monday. The American Revolution + Who were the Loyalists?. Vocabulary: Patriots (Rebels) Tories (Loyalists) Refugees Persecution.

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Nov 9 2011

Nov 9, 2011

  • Grades + Term 2 Expectations

  • Review Sheet + Act Sheet Key

  • PPT Notes

  • HW: Loyalist Worksheet; Read 104-5; American Revolution Quiz Monday

The american revolution who were the loyalists

The American Revolution + Who were the Loyalists?


Patriots (Rebels) Tories (Loyalists)

Refugees Persecution

American revolution attack on quebec new year s eve 1775

American Revolution – Attack on Quebec New Year’s Eve, 1775

  • In 1775, armed conflict – USA independent of Britain

  • 13 Colonies thought that the Canadiens in Quebec would rebel with them

    • George Washington (first president) tried to convince them to join

  • Attacked Quebec (General Montgomery takes Montreal; General Arnold and men suffer from starvation, disease, and desertion)

  • 200 US men killed; 6 British men killed – American retreat

Chapter 6 focus

Chapter 6 Focus

  • Same time period as American Revolution

  • More detail on areas that were to become Canada and the U.S.A. as separate countries

  • Patriots (Rebels)

    • Loyal to the 13 colonies; wanted to separate from Britain to form US

  • Tories (Loyalists)

    • Loyal to Britain; did NOT want to separate from Britain; most went to Quebec and Nova Scotia



  • With a partner, define the word LOYAL

  • What are some characteristics of a loyal friend?

  • What are some specific examples of loyalty?

  • What are three things you are loyal to?

The loyalists

The Loyalists

Tories with their brats and wives

Should fly to save their wretched lives

After the american revolution two groups emerged

After the American Revolution two groups emerged:

  • Loyalists(Tories)

    • Loyal to Britain and did not want to separate.

    • These people lived in or moved to the British North American colonies of Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, St. John Island (P.E.I.), Cape Breton Island, or Newfoundland.

  • Patriots (Rebels) –

    • Loyal to the 13 Colonies and wanted to separate from Britain to form their own country  The United States of America.

    • These people lived in or moved to the 13 Colonies.



  • A person who leaves their home or country to look for safety elsewhere.

  • From 1776 to 1786 many loyalists left the 13 American colonies for the British Colonies of Quebec and Nova Scotia.

    Who were they LOYAL to? Why do you think the Tories left the Patriots?



  • Many Loyalists who lived in the 13 Colonies had their homes taken away and their businesses destroyed by the Patriots.

  • Some were tarred and feathered if they refused to move to BNA.

  • The Patriots persecuted the Loyalists because they had different political beliefs.

Tarred and feathered

Tarred and Feathered

Tarred and feathered1

Tarred and Feathered

Where did the loyalists go and why

Where did the Loyalists go and why?



  • Loyalist Worksheet

  • Read Pages 104-5

  • American Revolution Quiz Monday

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