Act Of Union (1840)
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Act of Union
Lord Durham was sent to the colonies to examine the causes of the Rebellions of 1837 in both Upper and Lower Canada. Lord Durham wanted to re-instate peace throughout the colonies, and recommended a political union.
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Our Canada: Origins, Peoples, Perspectives. Scarborough, Ont.: Thomson Nelson, 2006. Print.