A person who fights for his country is called a Patriot.

Description

a person who fights for his country is called, a person who fights for his countryA person who fights for his country is called a Patriot. A patriot is a person, who loves, supports,defends his or her homeland and its interests with affection. A patriot is culturally attached and completely devoted to his or her homeland. Even though the understanding of the term is different in context, geography and political ideology. For some people, Patriotism means serving one’s country through armed forces while for others; it’s a volunteering in one’s community.

Examples

  1. A true patriot is a great person, who fights for his homeland.
  2. My neighbor is in army; he is truly a patriot.
  3. A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against all enemies domestic or foreign.
  4. A freedom fighter, patriot for his people but rabble for the tyrant.
  5. A patriot lives and dies for his homeland.

Possible Questions

  1. A person who fights for his country is called?
  2. What is the name of a person who fights for his country?
  3. Was he a patriot or a traitor?

Synonyms

  • Nationalist
    • A person who supports political sovereignty for a country is called nationalist.
  • Loyalist
    • Someone who is faithful to the recognized ruler or government, especially in the time of crisis is called loyalist.

Famous Patriots

  • George Washington
    • A farmer from Virginia, became the commander of the Continental Army and later became the first President of USA.
  • Gary Hart
    • I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.
  • Patrick Henry
    • He was also from Virginia and a great speaker. His famous quote was,” Give me Liberty or Give me Death”.
  • Paul Revere
    • He was a silversmith from Boston and a secret agent of the Patriots. On 18th April 1775, he made his famous midnight journey from Boston to Lexington in order to warn Patriots about the British.
  • John Adams, Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson
    • They were the writers of the Declaration of Independence of USA.
  • Marquis de Lafayette
    • A Frenchman, who helped the Patriots financially and  was a good soldier too.
  • Nathan Hale
    • He was a spy for the Patriots and was caught by the British. Before he was going to be hanged, he said “I regret I have one life to lose for my country”.
  • Crispus Attucks
    • A black man, who was executed by the British army, during the Boston Massacre, in 1770. This sacrifice motivated many others to become Patriots.

Famous Female Patriots

  • Abagail Adams
    • She ran the family farm while her  husband John was at the Continental Congress. John encouraged the founding fathers of the country, not to forget the women of the country while they wrote the new laws of the country.
  • Mercy Otis Warren
    • She was a writer. She wrote books about the war and plays that made fun of the British.
  • Phillis Wheatley
    • An African girl slave, of the Wheatley family, wrote poetry on the efforts made during the war.

Famous Quotes by Famous Patriots

  • George Washington
    • As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    • The cement of this union is the heart-blood of every American.
  • Patrick Henry
    • I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!