Nicknames
Nicknames come from different places and different things. For example, the nickname Minutemen comes from Lexington. People call the minute men, minute men because they were to be ready in a minute's notice.
Along with Redcoats come from the British. People call the redcoats redcoats because they wear redcoats
Back then, the nicknames meant different things then they do now . As writing this, I am a Loyalist for our class debate. The nickname Loyalist came from the king because they we're so loyal to him. Molly Pitcher was a nickname for Mary Mccauley or Mary Hayes. They called her Mary Pitcher because Molly is another name for Mary and Pitcher because durring the war,she brought water in a pitcher to the men in the war.

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