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Introduction to Battle of Châteauguay - A Question of Loyalties

Type: Document

This exerpt from the television series "Canada: A People's History" describes the Battle of Châteaugay during the War of 1812, when Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Michel de Salaberry held off the American invaders on the banks of the Châteaugay River in October 1813. Site includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Conquered and the Conquerors - British Control of Quebec - Battle for a Continent

Type: Document

After the conquest, a new Canada slowly took shape. The Canadian militia returned to their villages and farms. 500 French soldiers, married to Canadian women, were allowed to stay. 3000 British troops remained in Quebec. Bigot was put in the Bastille for corruption, and died in exile in 1778. Governor Vaudreuil was arrested for his role in the colony's loss. General James Wolfe became a virtual industry in death, as biographies, ballads, epic poems, and paintings of him abounded. 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

Execution of Thomas Scott - The Métis Resistance

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

John Christian Schultz, member of a nationalistic political group called Canada First, organizes an attack on Fort Garry in response to the Red River Resistance led by Louis Riel. Riel's execution of a prisoner named Thomas Scott, who is linked to this group, proves to be the downfall of the resistance movement. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation