rising of western Upper Canada, 1837-38 the Duncombe revolt and after by Colin Read

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  • Duncombe, Charles, -- 1794-1875,
  • Canada -- History -- Rebellion, 1837-1838

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The Upper Canada Rebellion was an insurrection against the perceived oligarchic government of the British colony of Upper Canada (present-day Ontario) in December While public grievances had existed rising of western Upper Canada years, it was the rebellion in Lower Canada (present-day Quebec), which started the previous month, that emboldened rebels in Upper Canada to openly on: Toronto, Upper Canada.

Rebels and Loyalists was published in The Rising in Western Upper Canada –8 on page He is author or editor of several works on the social and political history of nineteenth century Ontario, including The Rising in Western Upper Canada, The Duncombe Revolt and After () and The Rebellion of in Upper Canada ().

Contents was published in The Rising in Western Upper Canada –8 on page vii. The Rising in Western Upper Canada, The Duncombe Revolt and After (Book): Read, Colin.

Rebellions ofalso known as Rebellions of –38, rebellions mounted in –38 in each colony of Upper and Lower Canada against the British Crown and the political status quo.

The revolt in Lower Canada was the more serious and violent of the two. However, both events inspired the pivotal Durham Report, which in turn led to the union of the two colonies and the arrival of. BOOK - Patriotes, Reformers, Rebels and Raiders, Tracing your ancestors during the 'troublous' times in Upper and Lower Canada By Kenneth G.

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The Rebellions of – (French: Les rébellions de ), also sometimes called the Canadian Revolution, were two armed uprisings that took place in Lower and Upper Canada in and Both rebellions were motivated by frustrations with political reform.

A key shared goal was responsible government, which was eventually achieved in the incidents' aftermath. Upper Canada (Ontario) Transportation The new arrangement of the UPPER CANADA Line of Stages and Steam Boats has now been some weeks in operation, and the additional convenience which is thereby afforded to the man of business and the traveler, is the theme of general remark.

15 Graves Simcoe becomes the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada; the first meetings of the Executive Council and Legislative Assembly are held at the capital, Newark (now Niagara-on-the-lake); The four original district names are changed: Hesse becomes the Western District; Lunenburg becomes the Eastern district; Mecklenburg becomes the Midland district.

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1 See, Colin Frederick READ, "The Rising in Western Upper Canada, The Duncombe Revolt and After" (unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto, ), pp. 48 HISTOIRE SOCIALE - SOCIAL HISTORY The Duncombe rebellion was demonstrably the result of political, not. Although some immigrants chose to settle in Bytown and along the route to Kingston, the majority of our ancestors journeyed on to the western parts of the province.

There, they counterbalanced the dominantly ‘American’ population, which had moved into Upper Canada before the War of By mid century, Canada was never so British.  The rebellion of were armed uprisings that took place in Upper and Lower Canada, which is now Ontario and Quebec, in to The two rebellions had similar causes.

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Upper Canada (Western Ontario) Burial Database Upper Canada Land Petitions Records Indexed. Map and timeline of Canada in What is happening in Canada in CE. A British politician, Lord Durham, was sent to Canada to investigate tensions within the country and, as a result, Upper and Lower Canada were united inand a single parliament elected.

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It was the most famous of various public assemblies that became a prelude to the Lower Canada Rebellion of – The BBC ‘s recent observation that, in Tunisia, the “unrest is seen as drawing on deep frustration with the ruling elite and the suppression of political freedoms,” could just as accurately have described Canada in 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 its British colonial power.

Together with the simultaneous rebellion in the neighbouring colony of Upper Canada (now southern Ontario. The phrase "Uppermost Canada," denoting the western frontier of Upper Canada (modern Ontario), was applied to the Canadian shore of the Detroit River during the War of by a British officer, who attributed it to President James Madison.

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The failure of his rebellion decisively repudiated the armed uprising as a means to effect change in Upper Canada; soon afterwards, reactionary ultra-tory extremism was equally undermined and discredited.

ECONOMIC CRISIS IN CANADA was joined shortly thereafter by other banks of the South and Western U.S. (Hammond,p. As the Montreal Transcript (2 November ) reported, the Upper Canadian resumption appeared ill-timed: "The moment happens to be one as little favourable to the measure as can well be imagined.

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British Columbia set a 10 year. This seminar explores the traditions of rebellion that strikingly marked the histories of Ireland and Canada. The Irish Rising of and the Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada involved class struggles, religious tensions, and attempts to define the democratic futures of both nations.

Canada’s First Prime Minister. InSir John Alexander Macdonald, a Father of Confederation, became Canada’s first Prime Minister. Born in Scotland on Januhe came to Upper Canada as a child. He was a lawyer in Kingston, Ontario, a gifted politician and a colourful personality.

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