SPOTLIGHT ON BLACK LOYALISTSFighting for Britain●The British promised the Black Loyalists freedom, some food, other provisions, and a farm if they fought for the British side in the American Revolution.●Thousands of Black Loyalists fought with the British against the Americans.North to Canada●After the Americans won the war, the British gave the Black Loyalists freedom and sent them off to leave the US where they were treated poorly. ●Approximately half of the Black Loyalists settled in nova scotia, but this meant that there was not enough food and water for everyone. They were paid very little and led a miserable life. The Situation Improves●They began to get better jobs and earn more money. ●By 1812, many felt such a part of the community that they fought against the Americans again in the War of 1812.