British suppress Canadian revolts in Ontario and Quebec

(62 words)
  • Editors

Short Note This is a short note

Louis Joseph Papineau leads a rebellion in Lower Canada, which is sparked off by conflicts between the governor and legislative councils, and the elected assemblies. The rebellion also has its roots in the opposition between French and British groups in Canada. The rebels are successful at the Battle of Saint-Denis on 22nd November, but are routed two days later at St Charles. 

Short notes under 150 words are freely available to all users, but to consult all other articles in the Literary Encyclopedia, you must be logged in as a subscriber. To read about subscribing click here.


Citation:
Editors. "British suppress Canadian revolts in Ontario and Quebec". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4764, accessed 19 April 2014.]