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A political and historical account of Lower Canada

with remarks on the present situation of the people, as regards their manners, character, religion, &c. &c
  • 155 Pages
  • 3.30 MB
  • English
W. Marsh and A. Miller, Constable , London, Edinburgh
Statementby a Canadian [i.e. Pierre de Sales Laterrière]
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 36484, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 36484
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Open LibraryOL24367924M
ISBN 100665364849

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A political and historical account of Lower Canada: with remarks on the present situation of the people, as regards their manners, character, religion, &c. [Pierre de Sales Laterrière; Henry Labouchere Taunton, Baron].

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The Province of Lower Canada (French: province du Bas-Canada) was a British colony on the lower Saint Lawrence River and the shores of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence (–). It covered the southern portion of the current Province of Quebec and the Labrador region of the current Province of Newfoundland and Labrador (until the Labrador region was transferred to Capital: Quebec City.

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At the time, the population of Lower Canada wasof wh were English-speaking. It was divided into four administrative districts: Gaspé, Québec, Trois-Rivières and Montréal. The territory was also divided into 25 counties. A history of Lower Canada Developments in Lower Canada prior to the uprisings of Pedagogically rich, this new edition examines Canada's growth and development in a socio-historical framework and encourages students to consider some of the tough questions Canadian citizens are likely to face in adjusting to the demands and challenges of life in the twenty-first century.

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Francis, R. Jones and D. Smith, Origins, Canadian History to Confederation. Valuable chapters on political history will be found in A. Shortt and A. Doughty (eds.), Canada and its provinces (23 vols., Toronto, ), and in the Cambridge History of the British Empire, vol.

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In the Canadian political system, the lower chamber is the House of Commons which takes its name from the lower house in the British political system. The Commons consists of members known as - like their British counterparts - Members of Parliament (MPs).

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In Lower Canada, Louis J. Papineau led the French Canadian Reform party. There were rebellions in both provinces. The British sent Lord Durham as governor-general to study the situation, and his famous report () recommended the union of Upper and Lower Canada under responsible government.

The term “Canada” was first used when Lower and Upper Canada were formed, however they later united to form the province Canada. Nevertheless, the official birth of Canada was in after Britain passed the British North American Act whereby Canada had the liberty to govern itself and became the first Dominion of the British Empire.

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