Fenian attack on Quebec fails (29 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Members of the Fenian brotherhood launch a raid from Vermont, USA, into British-governed Canadian territory, in an attempt to put pressure on the British over their rule of Ireland.

Citation:
Editors. "Fenian attack on Quebec fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18567, accessed 05 December 2016.]