Loyalists sentence example

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  • In various sections, too, considerable numbers of Loyalists were determined to aid the British.
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  • In February 1643 she landed at Burlington Quay, placed herself at the head of a force of loyalists, and marched through England to join the king near Oxford.
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  • In spite of this, Aristobulus (56 B.C.) and Alexander (55 B.C.) found loyalists to follow them in their successive raids.
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  • Archibald Campbell (1739-1791) in January 1779, but was evacuated a month later; it was the seat of government of Georgia for almost the entire period from the capture of Savannah in December 1778 until May 1780, and was then abandoned by the Patriots and was occupied chiefly by Loyalists under Lieut.-Col.
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  • During the War of Independence patriotic sentiment here was strong and Loyalists were sometimes exiled to Wallingford, where they could have no effective influence.
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  • With this defeat, thousands of British loyalists moved north into Canada.
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  • JOSEPH GALLOWAY (1731-1803), American lawyer and politician, one of the most prominent of the Loyalists, was born in West River, Anne Arundel county, Maryland, in 1731.
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  • from the centre of the township) was a favourite rendezvous of the local Loyalists; and a cave there, known as "The Tories' Den," is a well-known landmark.
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  • The state suffered severely during the War of Independence, the numbers and influence of the Loyalists serving to embitter the conflict.
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  • In face of popular clamour, Hamilton, who advocated a conciliatory treatment of the Loyalists, represented Waddington, who won the case, decided in 1784.
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  • Great Britain did something; the loyalists received liberal grants of land and cash compensation amounting to nearly 4' 4,000,000.
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  • Between1782-1784about 5000 loyalists entered Ontario, and were given liberal grants of land by the British government.
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  • It was the meeting-place of the Land Court which confiscated the property of the Loyalists of Georgia, and of the convention which ratified for Georgia the Constitution of the United States.
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  • The patriot sentiment was so strong that Loyalists from other colonies were sent to Connecticut, where it was believed they would have no influence; and the copper mines at Simsbury were converted into a military prison; but among the nonconforming sects, on the other hand, there was considerable sympathy for the British cause.
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  • Three months later Brian Service was killed by loyalists.
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  • On the 2nd of August an advance party of Colonel Barry St Leger's forces coming from the west arrived before the fort, and the main body (altogether about 650 whites, including loyalists - the Royal Greens - under Sir John Johnson, and more than Boo Indians, some led by Joseph Brant) arrived soon afterwards.
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  • It was under these conditions that the Loyalists, in the elections of 1768 and 1769, gained control of the assembly and in the latter year passed an act granting the soldiers' supplies.
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  • Howe, with a force of British and Loyalists vastly superior in equipment and numbers to Washington's untrained militia, landed in July on Staten Island and late in August defeated Washington at the battle of Long Island within the present limits of Brooklyn borough.
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  • In December he was exchanged, succeeded General Charles Lee in command of the right wing of Washington's army, in the battle of Trenton led an attack on the Hessians, and led a night attack against British and Loyalists on Staten Island, on the 22nd of August 1777.
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  • He was one of the clearest thinkers and ablest political writers among the American Loyalists, and, according to Prof. Tyler, "shared with Thomas Hutchinson the supreme place among American statesmen opposed to the Revolution."
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  • Among his pamphlets are A Candid Examination of the Mutual Claims of Great Britain and the Colonies (1775); Historical and Political Reflections on the Rise and Progress of the American Rebellion (1780); Cool Thoughts on the Consequences to Great Britain of American Independence (1780); and The Claim of the American Loyalists Reviewed and Maintained upon Incontrovertible Principles of Law and Justice (1788).
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  • During the summer General John Sullivan marched with a large force against the Indians (all the Iroquois tribes except the Oneidas and part of the Tuscaroras siding with the British during the war) and against the Loyalists of western New York, who had been committing great depredations along the frontier; and on the 29th of August he inflicted a crushing defeat upon them at Newtown, on the site of the present Elmira.
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  • Until this time the present New Brunswick and Ontario had contained few European settlers; now they developed, largely under the influence of the loyalists of the Revolution.
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  • This meant that the American type of colonial life would be reproduced in Canada; but it meant also bitter hostility on the part of these colonists to the United States, which refused in any way to compensate the loyalists for their confiscated property.
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  • During the War of Independence the hardy mountaineers under John Sevier and Evan Shelby did valiant service against both the royal troops and the Loyalists in South Carolina, chiefly as partisan rangers under Charles McDowell (1743-1815).
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  • These terms practically conceded all that the Boers demanded, and were never regarded as anything else than surrender either by the Boers or the loyalists in South Africa.
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  • Schuyler returned to Ticonderoga and later to Albany, where he spent the winter of1775-1776in collecting and forwarding supplies to Canada and in suppressing the Loyalists and their Indian allies in the Mohawk Valley.
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  • The success of the Baptists of Virginia in securing step by step the abolition of everything that savoured of religious oppression, involving at last the disestablishment and the disendowment of the Episcopal Church, was due in part to the fact that Virginia Baptists were among the foremost advocates of American independence, while the Episcopal clergy were loyalists and had made themselves obnoxious to the people by using the authority of Great Britain in extorting their tithes from unwilling parishioners, and that they secured the co-operation of free-thinking statesmen like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison and, in most measures, that of the Presbyterians.
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  • From 1219 to 1224 de Burgh was constantly occupied in evicting the old loyalists from castles which they had seized or offices which they had disgraced.
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  • This insurrection was in no sense a beginning of the War of Independence; on the contrary, during that war most of Tryon's militia who fought at Alamance were Patriots and the majority of the Regulators, who remained in the province, were Loyalists.
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  • - The retrocession of the Transvaal was a terrible blow to the loyalists.
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  • Most of the families of the highest social position were averse to extreme measures; a large number were not won over and became expatriated loyalists.
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  • The Sons of Liberty strongly opposed this, but the conservatives won and went over to the Loyalists.
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  • The British army under Sir William Howe landed at the Narrows on the 3rd of July 1777 and until the close of the war Staten Island was held by the British and Loyalists.
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  • The Calvinistic Methodists are intensely national in sentiment and aspirations, beyond all suspicion loyalists.
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  • As the saviour of the national cause the justiciar naturally assumed after the death of William Marshal (1219) the leadership of the English loyalists.
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  • At the opening of the American War of Independence, the majority of the people of Augusta were Loyalists.
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  • During the War of Independence the Pennsylvania members of the Church were mostly attached to the American cause, and Nicholas Herkimer and Baron von Steuben were both Reformed; but in New York and in the South there were many German Loyalists.
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  • Most of the inhabitants, however, were French, and these were Loyalists.
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  • When in 1908 the Turkish Revolution occurred, resulting in the deposition of the Sultan and the victory of Enver Bey's Young Turk party, Kurdistan remained generally loyal to the old regime, and Ibrahim Pasha Milli and Sheikh Said of Sulaimani both declared themselves loyalists.
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  • and the loyalists.
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  • beginurday 2 November 1985 Loyalists began a campaign to establish ' Ulster Clubs ' in each District Council area in Northern Ireland.
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  • Yet the determination of Ulster's Loyalists to retain their British birthright has never diminished.
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  • commemoration parade through Belfast city center was bitterly opposed by loyalists.
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  • But if the last bit doesn't shatter any complacency residing in Thatcher loyalists then Ludlam and Smith press the point further.
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  • Senior loyalists fear the threat to the party's survival is not the contempt of the voters but its own death wish.
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  • Is he aware of what appears to be a loyalist feud in which there are attacks by loyalists on other loyalists?
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  • guild loyalists.
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  • A year before, on 12 February 1989, Eleanor McKerr's lawyer, Pat Finucane was murdered by loyalists in Belfast.
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  • So as the IRA decommission their weapons do they now demand that the so-called loyalists have to do the same immediately?
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  • The basic sense of it is, tho, that this continues to be former regime loyalists or recruited foreign fighters.
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  • The country became the refuge of thousands of American loyalists who would not desert Great Britain.
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  • His action gained him hero status with many loyalists, including, one presumes, those who painted the Derry mural.
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  • All we would end up with is a bunch of stereotypical guild loyalists.
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  • But there are also regime loyalists who have no interest in reconciliation.
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  • It involves mobilizing supporters who are not party loyalists to be taken for granted.
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  • The disorganized revolt was then crushed by German troops and Bulgarian government loyalists, with fighting ending on 2 October.
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  • fringe loyalists are now leading the call away from sectarianism.
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  • Is he aware of what appears to be a loyalist feud in which there are attacks by loyalist feud in which there are attacks by loyalists on other loyalists?
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  • Paisley appeals to loyalists to stop civil rights marchers in Armagh on 30 November.
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  • Alike Tory grandees and constituency loyalists are reveling in their party's new-found popularity.
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  • Now the truth is that the Weirs, father and son, were surrounded by a posse of strenuous loyalists.
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  • To publicize differences was merely to highlight division and cause dismay in the ranks of many loyalists already sickened by the divisions within Unionism.
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  • The moderate Loyalists joined in the election of delegates to the first Continental Congress; but the great body of Loyalists in New York strongly disapproved of the " dangerous and extravagant " measures adopted by that body, and the assembly, in January 1 775, refused to approve its acts or choose delegates to the second Continental Congress.
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  • The British advance had been marked by more than the usual destruction of war; the Loyalists rose to arms; the whig population scattered and without much organization formed groups of riflemen and mounted troopers to harass the enemy.
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  • Major Patrick Ferguson with several hundred Loyalists and a small body of regulars, made a demonstration against the western settlements, but at King's Mountain in South Carolina he was completely defeated by the Americans, among whom Colonel Sevier and the troops led by him were conspicuous (see King'S Mountain) .
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  • From tiny lipsticks to downsized patches of face powder, Clinique knows that free beauty product samples are the way to lure back customers and turn them into instant loyalists.
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  • This is especially true in groups who perform cultural dance and other loyalists to the older days where makeup and being beautiful in general required extra effort.
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  • The Commissioners of Claims, or Southern Claims Commission, investigated claims from Southern Loyalists who helped the Union Army during the Civil War.
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  • The Lincoln Center move also meant more fashion events for loyalists to enjoy.
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  • The popular technology brand's portable computers are some of the world's most renowned, and loyalists spare nothing to protect these precious electronics from damage.
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  • Summer Flower Multi: The Summer Flower pattern is no doubt already known to Orla Kiely loyalists, but even those not entirely familiar with the range may find it familiar after taking a look.
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  • As avid label loyalists will attest, these are next to impossible to find once they are sold out.
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  • Boxer loyalists claim they are extremely comfortable to wear and quite conducive to lounging.
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  • Voyager mingled two vitally different crews - Starfleet loyalists aboard the Voyager and the Maquis rebels under the command of Chakotay.
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  • The Loyalists known as the Tories also wore blue coats, but with red cuffs and collars.
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  • The Canadians on the other hand, both the French who were traditionally amenable to authority and those of English descent, who being largely sons of loyalists of the War of Independence had a bitter hatred of the Americans, did excellent service.
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  • Thereafter for almost twenty years, Ontario was traversed only by wandering bands of trappers, chiefly belonging to the Hudson's Bay Company; but in 1782 bands of American loyalists began to occupy the fertile country along the Bay of Quinte, and in the Niagara peninsula, the first settlement being made in 1782 at Kingston.
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  • In so far as these had other causes than the Anglo-Saxon love of faction, they were due to the formation by the loyalists, their descendants and hangers-on of a clique who more and more engrossed political and social power.
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  • On the other hand, the natural dislike of the United States felt by the loyalists and their descendants was deepened and broadened, and has not yet wholly died away, especially among the women of the province.
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  • Of exceptional interest are the letters from Jerusalem describing the hostility of the maritime coast and the disturbances of the IIabiru (" allies "), a name which, though often equated with that of the Hebrews, may have no ethnological or historical significance s But Egypt was unable to help the loyalists, even ancient Mitanni lost its political independence, and the supremacy of the Hittites was assured.
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  • The state furnished a full quota for the Continental army, but the divided sentiment of the people is shown by the fact that six battalions of loyalists were also organized.
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  • The justiciar, Richard de Lucy, routed the army of the earl of Leicester at Fornham in Snifolk, the castles of the rebel earls were subdued one after another, and William of Scotland was surprised and captured by a force of northern loyalists while he was besieging Alnwick (1173-1174).
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  • In the summer of 1776 the British, under Sir Henry Clinton and Sir Peter Parker attempted to capture Charleston and summon the South Carolina Loyalists to their standard, but on the 28th of June the fleet was repulsed in an assault on Fort Moultrie.
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  • On one side were the former ministers, Sillery and president Jeannin, ex-leaguers but loyalists, no lovers of Spain and still less of Germany; on the other the princes of the blood and the great nobles, Cond, Guise, Mayenne and Nevers, apparently still much more faithful to French ideas, but in reality convinced that the days of kings were over and that their own had arrived.
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  • Marshal Campos, who very soon succeeded Jovellar as governor-general of Cuba, for the first time held out to the loyalists of the island the prospect of reforms, fairer treatment at the hands of the mother country, a more liberal tariff to promote their trade, and self-government as the crowning stage of the new policy.
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  • He allowed Marshal Campos much liberty of action, but dissented from his views on the expediency of allowing him to offer the loyalists of Cuba as much home rule as would not clash with the supremacy of Spain.
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