Focus: Patriots & Loyalists

Immerse your students in the difficult and dangerous world of the Loyalists with this rich assortment of primary source documents, ranging from Lord Dunmore's proclamation encouraging slaves to join the British, to a list of Loyalist prisoners held in New York City, a Continental Congress resolution recommending pardons for Loyalists, depositions of men held prisoner by Loyalists, and British and American political cartoons. Support Materials: * Illustrated Broadsheet Essay * Timeline * Critical Thinking Questions with Response Key * Recommended Reading List 7 Primary Source Documents: * Proclamation of Lord Dunmore, royal governor of Virginia, November 7, 1775 * Patrick Henry's warning about Governor Dunmore's Proclamation, November 20, 1775 * List of Loyalist prisoners held in New York City, July 1, 1776 * Resolution of the Continental Congress recommending pardons to Loyalists, April 23, 1778 * Depositions of three men held prisoners by the British and Loyalists, 1781, 1782 * Illustration: "Judgment Day of Tories," 1765 * British political cartoons on the treatment of Loyalists in America, 1775 and 1783

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6270-4
Author: Richard A. Pandich
Copyright: 2004
Reading Level: Grades 5-8
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4"