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HIST 2500 Day 6Key Points:The LoyalistsBlack loyalistsThe Underground RailroadHarriet TubmanPush and Pull FactorsIrish MigrationThe Great Famine or the Great Hunger (1945-1852) The LoyalistsImpact of the American Revolution: Territorial changes Who were the Loyalists? Political refugeesThey left because they did not agree to live in a new country independent of Britain (America) The Late Loyalists or Post-Loyalists (1795-1805) Went to Canada after when American won their independenceSocial Background: Soldiers (40%) Merchants Clergy FarmersGender: 50% of Loyalists were women and childrenReligious Groups:
Quakers and MennonitesMennonites: Protestant religious-cultural group16thcentury (leader: Menno Simons) Radical Views: should not hate or kill their enemies, should love those who hate them and do good to those who them harm Ethnic background British and AmericanGermanIndigenous Halimand (commander-in-chief and governor of Quebec) promised land to

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