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By jbyman
  • The Royal Proclamation attempted to protect the Native peoples from uncontrolled white settlement

  • The Quebec Act of 1774 was intended to reorganize the way these British territories were governed

  • In 1775 fighting broke out between colonists and the British.

  • The British finally surrendered to the Americans.

  • In November of 1837 violence broke out between the supporters of Papineau and the government.

  • Britain changed its trade policies, and no longer gave preferences to its colonies.

  • Lord Elgin accepted the decision of the assembly over the Rebellion Losses Bill in the face of opposition from the Chateau Clique, and so established the principle of responsible government.