Western Ontario and the American Frontier (Google eBook)

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Jan 15, 1967 - History - 298 pages
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Through two volumes, Professor Burt traces events leading to old Quebec's collapse: the influx of the Loyalists; the troubled and often brilliant administrations of a succession of British governors; and finally the extinction, by constitutional act, of the old province of Quebec.
  

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Solid book sympathetic to both sides about American relations with western Ontario from about 1790 to 1890, though chiefly to confederation (1867). It stresses the point that a very large proportion ... Read full review

Contents

Two Experiments in State Building
1
The Early American Immigration
11
The War of 1812181422
22
American Immigrants After 181544
44
Schools and the State
59
Methodism and Its Conflicts
71
The Baptists and Presbyterians
95
The Religious Scene in the 1830s
108
The Aftermath of Rebellion
176
The AntiSlavery Crusade
193
The Era of the Civil War
205
Reconstruction After 183729
217
The Organization of Labour
238
Farms and Farmers
246
Neighbours and Friends
267
Bibliography
277

Social and Humanitarian Influences
128
The Background of the Rebellion
144
The Western Phase of the Rebellion
161
Index 255
297
Suggestions for Further Reading
299
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