Mackenzie sets up provisional government for Upper Canada (42 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

William Lyon Mackenzie sets up a provisional government for Upper Canada from his headquarters on Navy Island in the Niagara River, and prepares for an invasion of Canada. However, this attempt at an armed rebellion is easily crushed by the British government.

Citation:
Editors. "Mackenzie sets up provisional government for Upper Canada". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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