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The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution

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A leading political figure in Pennsylvania, Joseph Galloway after 1776 was branded a "traitor" and a "cringing, bowing sycophantic Tory." Galloway's tragedy is shown in this book to have been ideological: he was a strict constitutionalist. In this respect, Dr. Ferling contends, he was a typical Loyalist, generally more principled than self-serving. In 1774, Galloway's Plan of Union lost in the Congress by one vote--a loss that changed the course of history, since Galloway tried to avoid revolution by anticipating the ...

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The Loyalist Mind: Joseph Galloway and the American Revolution
1991, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271005140

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