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    Did the Loyalists deserve to be persecuted and driven out of the country? What difference does it make to understand the Revolution as a civil war between Americans as well as a war against the British?

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    It would seem rather hyprocritcal to punish the loyalist, however, there are many different opinions on the subject.

    Consider 1st that the Revolution can be viewed as a civil war with England b/c the colonies were part of England at the time. If we were to consider this a civil war - then the loyalist should not be punished or driven out of the country b/c they were merely stating their opinions & siding with the side of their country (compare this to people who choose the North or the South during the ...

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