The Canadas

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The Canadas is the collective name for the provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, two historical British colonies in present-day Canada.wikipedia
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Upper Canada

UpperProvince of Upper CanadaUpper Canadian
The Canadas is the collective name for the provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, two historical British colonies in present-day Canada.
The Province of Upper Canada (province du Haut-Canada) was a part of British Canada established in 1791 by the Kingdom of Great Britain, to govern the central third of the lands in British North America, formerly part of the Province of Quebec since 1763.

Canada

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The Canadas is the collective name for the provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, two historical British colonies in present-day Canada.
In 1791, the area became two British colonies called Upper Canada and Lower Canada collectively named the Canadas; until their union as the British Province of Canada in 1841.

Lower Canada

LowerProvince of Lower CanadaLower Canadian
The Canadas is the collective name for the provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, two historical British colonies in present-day Canada.

Report on the Affairs of British North America

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The Canadas were merged into a single entity in 1841, shortly after Lord Durham published his Report on the Affairs of British North America.
The notable British Whig politician John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham, was sent to the Canadas in 1838 to investigate and report on the causes of the rebellions of 1837–38.

John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham

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The Canadas were merged into a single entity in 1841, shortly after Lord Durham published his Report on the Affairs of British North America.
Durham's detailed and famous Report on the Affairs of British North America (London, January 1839) recommended a modified form of responsible government and a legislative union of Upper Canada, Lower Canada and the Maritime Provinces.

Ontario

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The population of Canada west of the St. Lawrence-Ottawa River confluence substantially increased during this period, a fact recognized by the Constitutional Act of 1791, which split Quebec into the Canadas: Upper Canada southwest of the St. Lawrence-Ottawa River confluence, and Lower Canada east of it.

British colonization of the Americas

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The Canadas is the collective name for the provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, two historical British colonies in present-day Canada.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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The two colonies were formed in 1791, when the British Parliament passed the Constitutional Act, splitting the colonial Province of Quebec into two separate colonies.

Constitutional Act 1791

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The two colonies were formed in 1791, when the British Parliament passed the Constitutional Act, splitting the colonial Province of Quebec into two separate colonies.

Province of Quebec (1763–1791)

Province of QuebecQuebecBritish Province of Quebec
The two colonies were formed in 1791, when the British Parliament passed the Constitutional Act, splitting the colonial Province of Quebec into two separate colonies. As a result of the influx of Loyalists from the American Revolutionary War, the Province of Quebec was divided into two new colonies, consisting of Lower, and Upper Canada.

Ottawa River

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The Ottawa River formed the border between Lower and Upper Canada.

Act of Union 1840

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Acting on his recommendation, the British Parliament passed the Act of Union 1840.

Province of Canada

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The Act went into effect in 1841, uniting the Canadas into the Province of Canada.

Saint Lawrence River

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Quebec

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American Revolutionary War

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As a result of the influx of Loyalists from the American Revolutionary War, the Province of Quebec was divided into two new colonies, consisting of Lower, and Upper Canada.

United Empire Loyalist

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As a result of the influx of Loyalists from the American Revolutionary War, the Province of Quebec was divided into two new colonies, consisting of Lower, and Upper Canada.