Revolt in Upper Canada under William Lyon Mackenzie

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Historical Context Note

After a revolt in Lower Canada led by Louis Joseph Papineau, a similar rebellion breaks out in Upper Canada under the leadership of William Lyon Mackenzie, but this is easily crushed by the British government.
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Editors. "Revolt in Upper Canada under William Lyon Mackenzie". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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