American Revolution terms used to identify American and British forces

American Revolution terms used to identify American and British forces

Is he a Whig or a Tory? A Patriot or a Loyalist? Can't keep them straight? You aren't the only one. 

 

This graphic contains an image of the flag of the American Revolution with 13 stars and an image of the British flag of the same period. Below the American flag are terms used to identify American supporters: Patriots, Revolutionaries, Rebels, Whigs, Regulators. Below the British flag are terms used to identify British supporters: Loyalists, King’s Men, Royalists, Tories, Crown Forces
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Alston, Christine. "American Revolution terms used to identify American and British forces." 2018. Graphic. https://www.ncpedia.org/node/25737/

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