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Battle of Saint-Denis - Rebellion and Reform

Type: Document

Describes the battle of Saint-Denis between British soldiers and "les Patriotes" of Lower Canada. This confrontation marked the beginning of civil war in Canada. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Violence in Lower Canada's Countryside - Rebellion and Reform

Type: Document

Information about the activities of 'Patriotes' which took place in the County of Two Mountains and in the Richelieu Valley of Lower Canada. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Battle of Saint-Charles - Rebellion and Reform

Type: Document

British troops killed 150 Patriotes and dealt a severe blow to the Lower Canada rebels at the Battle of Saint-Charles in the Richelieu Valley on November 25, 1837. This excerpt from the television series "Canada: A People's History" discusses the battle and the effect it had on the Patriote rebellion. Site includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Battle of Yonge Street - Rebellion and Reform

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

In 1837, 150 men assembled at Montgomery's Tavern, just north of Toronto, to plan an armed revolt against British authorities. The next day these same rebels clashed with militiamen loyal to the British crown along Yonge Street. This article discusses the rebellion in Upper Canada and what happened to the rebel leaders. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Battle of Saint-Eustache and Its Aftermath - Rebellion and Reform

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

The Battle of Saint-Eustache centered on the village church and the rebels who sought sanctuary there. This article describes the British attack on the church and the retreat of the Patriote leaders. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation