Fenian attack on Quebec fails (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

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 20 October 2016.]