Loyalism in the British Atlantic World
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We’ll never know for certain how many Americans supported the American Revolution, remained loyal to the British Crown and Parliament, or tried to find a middle way as someone who was disaffected from either loyalty. But we can know about the different ideologies that drove people to support the Revolution, to remain loyal to crown and parliament, or to become disaffected from both sides.  Brad Jones, Professor of History at California State University, Fresno and author of the book, Resisting Independence: Popular Loyalism in the Revolutionary British Atlantic, joins us to investigate what loyalists believed and how loyalism was not just a loyalty or ideology adopted by British Americans living in the 13 rebellious colonies, but by Britons across the British Atlantic World. Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/330 Join Ben Franklin's World! Subscribe and help us bring history right to your ears! Sponsor Links Omohundro Institute Colonial Williamsburg Foundation The Ben Franklin's World Shop Complementary Episodes Episode 119: Steve Pincus, The Heart of the Declaration Episode 122: Andrew O’Shaugnessy, The Men Who Lost America Episode 151: Defining the American Revolution Episode 232: Christopher Hodson, The Acadian Diaspora Episode 238: Stephen Brumwell, Benedict Arnold Episode 283: Anne Marie Lane Jonah, Acadie 300 Episode 306: The Horse’s Tail Episode 311: Katherine Carté, Religion and the American Revolution   Listen! Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Ben Franklin's World iOS App Ben Franklin's World Android App Helpful Links Join the Ben Franklin's World Facebook Group Ben Franklin’s World Twitter: @BFWorldPodcast Ben Franklin's World Facebook Page Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter
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