11 sentences with 'patriots'

Example sentences and phrases with the word patriots and other words derived from it.

« As soon as the May Revolution of 1810 took place in Buenos Aires, those who supported the rulers directly appointed by the people began to be called patriots. Royalists, on the other hand, were those who supported the officials appointed by or on behalf of the monarch. »
« Neither expression was directly related to place of birth. It should be remembered that among the patriots there were many who were born in Spain, such as Juan Larrea, Domingo Matheu, Antonio Álvarez Jonte and others. On the other hand, military leaders such as Juan Manuel Goyeneche and Pío Tristán were Americans. »
« The first acts of the congress showed their decision to declare the country's independence as soon as possible, as was the wish of the patriots grouped in the Logia Lautaro, and to constitute and organise the new nation. »
« Argentine history is also full of examples of brave patriots who gave their all for freedom. »
« In the years of the struggles for independence, a hero founded a newspaper whose name indicates the eagerness with which the patriots awaited the triumph of freedom. The name of the newspaper was "Martyr or Free". »
« Bostonians Paying the Excise Tax, or Tarring and Feathering, shows five patriots tarring and feathering the Commissioner of Customs, John Malcolm, a sea captain, army officer, and staunch Loyalist. »
« Both groups saw themselves as British patriots defending their freedom, just as their ancestors had done in the time of James II. »
« However, not all settlers, and not even all patriots, supported the dumping of the tea. The mass destruction of property shocked people on both sides of the Atlantic. »
« Although thousands of colonists remained loyal to the crown and many others preferred to remain neutral, a sense of community against a common enemy prevailed among the patriots. »
« Relations between the British and many American patriots worsened throughout the decade, culminating in an unruly mob that destroyed a fortune in tea by dumping it in Boston harbour in December 1773 in protest against British tax laws. »
« In December 1773, a group of patriots protested against the Tea Act passed that year - which, among other provisions, granted the East India Company a monopoly on tea - by boarding British tea ships anchored in Boston harbour and dumping more than $1 million worth of tea (at current prices) into the water. »
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