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Upper Canada

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Four documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of conscientious objectors in the British province of Upper Canada [the Canadian province of 1791‐1841 ... More


British Migration and British America, 1783–1867

Elizabeth Jane Errington

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines British migration to British America during the period from 1783 to 1867. The first wave of migration of the British people started in 1821 because of unemployment and economic ... More


Ogle Gowan and Orangeism in Upper Canada

Jane G.V. McGaughey

in Violent Loyalties: Manliness, Migration, and the Irish in the Canadas, 1798-1841

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621860
eISBN:
9781800341784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621860.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the early career of Ogle R. Gowan, the founder of the official Orange Order in Canada and his quest for respectability in political life and within the colonial establishment. ... More


The Church of England, migration and the British world

Joseph Hardwick

in An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction surveys the existing literature on colonial settler religion; it also explains that the book seeks to move the study of the Church of England’s place in empire beyond the rather ... More


At the Margins of Empire: British Colonial Policy and the Military Community on Carleton Island (1778–1784)

Douglas J. Pippin

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

British policy in the American Colonies—leading up to the Revolutionary War—restricted colonial expansion and discouraged settlement on the frontier. When that war broke out, maintaining control of ... More


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