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Sketches of some of the principal leaders of the Canadian revolt in Lower Canada

Sketches of some of the principal leaders of the Canadian revolt in Lower Canada

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- History -- Rebellion, 1837-1838 -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 18534
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (6 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21359513M
    ISBN 100665185340

    The socialist New Democratic party chose Audrey McLaughlin, the member of Parliament from the Yukon, as its leader in the first woman to head a major Canadian political party. While the international political climate became more conservative, the party began to dominate Canadian leadership in the early s. Rebellions of Upper and Lower Canada: C.W. Jefferys, The March of the Rebels upon Toronto in December, , c. (blw photograph) Government of Ontario Art Col’ection, Toronto Thomas Moore Photography. Toronto The Rebellions of and in Upper and Lower Canada are remarkable episodes in Canadian history. During.

    The failure of the Canadian campaign tempered hopes raised by the Patriots’ impressive showing at Bunker Hill. One promising commander, Richard Montgomery, was killed in battle; a second, John Thomas, died of small pox. Some dreamed of a second campaign in Canada. These believed that Canadians might still rally to the promise of freedom. A Canadian Perspective on the War of The Perspective in Lower and Upper Canada In Lower Canada, what is now the Province of Quebec, the .

    In Lower Canada in there was one schoolmaster at Lorette, and five missionaries were established in the principal villages throughout the province. In the numbers were the same, although, in the interval, three or four schools had been opened and afterwards closed. It has been already stated that, at the time of the final suppression of the revolt in Lower Canada, prisoners were in confinement in the gaol of Montreal, charged with high treason or sedition. Of these, by far the greater portion, probably from to , consisted of the peasantry taken in arms at St Charles, and St. Eustache.


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; 22 cm. Get this from a library. Sketches of some of the principal leaders of the Canadian revolt in Lower Canada. The Lower Canada Rebellion (French: rébellion du Bas-Canada), commonly referred to as the Patriots' War (French: Guerre des patriotes) in French, is the name given to the armed conflict in –38 between the rebels of Lower Canada (now southern Quebec) and the government of Lower er with the simultaneous rebellion in the neighbouring colony of Upper Canada Location: Lower Canada, present-day Quebec.

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Many were jailed, others sent to the penal colony in Australia, and seventeen were hung for their role in the uprising. Papineau was to later to return to Canada, and in Lower Canada joined the Canadian Confederation as Quebec.

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British North America Act. MACKENZIE, WILLIAM LYON (), Canadian politician, was born near Dundee, Scotland, on the 12th of March His father died before he was a month old, and the family were left in poverty. After some six years' work in a shop at Alyth, in April he emigrated with his mother to Canada.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.•The Rebellion in Lower Canada ended French-Canadian hopes for justice and democracy under the British Empire. •The Act of Union, which followed injoined the colony with English-Speaking Upper Canada •Radical ideas were purged, and .