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13 Colonies and the Reaction to the Quebec Act. The 13 colonies  Upset because of «  intolerable laws  » «  Sugar tax  »/ «  Stamp Act  »/ «  tea tax  » / Closing of the Boston Harbor / Quebec Act Intolerable = unacceptable 13 Colonies are done with this kind of treatment

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13 colonies and the reaction to the quebec act
13 Colonies and the Reaction to the QuebecAct
  • The 13 colonies  Upsetbecause of « intolerablelaws »
  • « Sugartax »/ « StampAct »/ « teatax » / Closing of the Boston Harbor / QuebecAct
  • Intolerable = unacceptable
  • 13 Colonies are donewiththiskind of treatment
  • REVOLUTION!!!
1775 invasion of the province of qu bec
1775 : Invasion of the Province of Québec
  • 1774 : 1st congress
  • George Washington in charge of American army
  • Americanswanted to recrut the « Canadiens » (French)
  • 1775 : Invasion of the province of Quebec
  • Arnold and Montgomerytry in invade Quebec

Washington

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Arnold

Montgomery

invasion of quebec a failure
Invasion of Quebec a failure
  • 1200 American troops try to make their way to Quebec
  • Terrain is too tough and there is a lack of supplies
  • Men die along the way
  • Less than 700 men make it to Quebec
  • American troops lose the Battle of Quebec
major steps of the american revolution
Major Steps of the American Revolution
  • 1776: USA declaresindependance (Thomas Jefferson)
  • 1776 – 1783: American RevolutionaryWar The French (from France) help the Americanswin the war.
  • 1783: Treaty of Paris (Versailles)
  • USAbecomes an independentcountry
  • Province of QuebeclosesOhio Valley
territory changes after the treaty of paris 1783
Territory Changes After the Treaty of Paris- 1783

United States Gets

  • 13 colonies  13 States
  • Ohio Valley
  • ½ of the Great Lakesregion (Southern)
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Territory Changes After the Treaty of Paris- 1783

England Losses

  • Losses 13 colonies
  • Losses ½ of Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley
  • Keeps Province of Quebec
  • Keeps Ruperts Land
  • Keeps Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
territory changes after the treaty of paris 17832
Territory Changes After the Treaty of Paris- 1783
  • Province of Québec losses ½ of Great LakesRegion and Ohio Valley
  • Loss of veryimportantterritory for fur trade
territory changes after the treaty of paris 17833
Territory Changes After the Treaty of Paris- 1783
  • Province of Quebec losses very importantfur trading territory
  • Ohio Valley and lower part of Great Lakes were important for transportation
territory changes after the treaty of paris 17834
Territory Changes After the Treaty of Paris- 1783
  • Americans are sending furs to Philadelphia and N.Y.C
  • The Spanish are taking furs from the south West (West of Mississippi River)
  • Montrealdoes not get as many furs now
solution create another trading company
Solution  Createanother trading company
  • Start a companythatfocusesthe fur trade in the North-West
  • The « North-WestCompany »
  • Problem  Longer and further to get furs  price of fur rises a lot!
the loyalists
The Loyalists

Loyalists arrive in NewBrunswick

Who are the Loyalists?

  • People from the 13 colonies that remained LOYAL to England
  • Refused independence  they did not want to live in the United States
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The Loyalists

How manyLoyalists are there?

  • 100 000 leave USA in 15 years
    • 30 000 to England
    • 30 000 to Caribbean
    • 40 000 in the British Colonies North of USA
      • Newfoundland
      • P.E.I.
      • Acadia (Nova Scotia / N.B.)
      • Province of Québec

Loyalists arrive at the Baie of Quinte

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The Loyalists

Why are the Loyalists moving to the Province of Quebec?

  • They are considered to be traitors by the American and suffered bad treatment
  • Some loyalists wanted to starts businesses in the Province of Quebec

Loyalists arrive along the Great Lakes

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The Loyalists

Where do the Loyalists go in the Province of Quebec?

  • Montreal
  • Eastern Townships
  • West of the Ottawa River
  • Along the Great Lakes (Ontario, Erie, Huron)
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The Loyalists

What do the Loyalistscomplain about in the Province of Quebec?

  • Living in a French territory Law, language, religion….
  • You cannot vote for the people in the government not fair, not democratic!
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The Loyalists

What do the Loyalists want when they arrive in the Province of Quebec?

  • To live in a territory that is English with English laws and rules!
  • To be able to vote for the people in the government!
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