Chapter 29. Loyalism and Neutrality

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Robert M. Calhoon

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch29

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Calhoon, R. M. (2000) Loyalism and Neutrality, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • loyalism;
  • neutrality;
  • American revolution;
  • political liability;
  • Pro-American

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The 1760s: Antecedents to Loyalism

  • The Coercive Acts

  • Southern Backcountry Loyalists

  • Northern Loyalists

  • Amerindians, Serving the Loyalist Cause

  • African American Loyalists

  • Religious Groups

  • War in the South

  • After Independence: Reintegration