I do hereby further declare all indentured Servants, Negroes, or others [belonging] to Rebels, free that are able and willing to bear Arms, they joining His Majesty's Troops as soon as may be.
Which of the following statements does the quote support about the American Revolution?
African Americans avoided the army because they would lose their freedom.
African Americans avoided the army because they were subject to taxes.
Many slaves fought for the Loyalist cause because they were offered freedom.
Many slaves fought for the Patriot cause because they were offered freedom.
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Sounds like Dunmore's proclamation. The answer is that many slaves fought for the loyalists in exchange for promised freedom.