Editors. "October Manifesto by Canadians in support of union with US". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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After the repeal of the British Navigation Acts on 26th June, intended to promote free trade, the economic depression in Canada worsens. In response, Canada proclaims a manifesto in support of a union with the USA.