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Loyalists in NYC During the American Revolution

Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, NYC

Pulling Down the Statue of King George III, NYC

New York City
Sunday, May 19, 2013

Thousands of colonists rejected the War for American Independence and many fled to the British stronghold of New York City. San Jose State University History Professor Ruma Chopra discusses the situation in the city and the perspective of those who looked upon the British as natural allies in religion, language and blood and thought the violence of rebellion was unnecessary and unlawful.

Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10:47am (ET)

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