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Upper and Lower Canada
Transcript of Upper and Lower Canada
Canada was a larger
territory. DID YOU KNOW?
Lower Canada's population first started out as 250 000 and then went all the way to 717 000 people. The Provinces of Lower and Upper Canada were created by the Constitutional Act of 1791. They were formed from the Province of Quebec (1763-91). Both Lower and Upper Canada were part of New France
New France was given to Great Britain after the victory in the Seven Years War.
Other parts of New France became Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
Names "upper" and "lower" refers to their geographic positions . Lower Canada was located farther downriver from the start of St. Lawrence River than another Province of Upper Canada St. Lawrence River Both Upper and Lower Canada were united into the Province of Canada in 1841 Quebec was the capital of Lower Canada.
The capital of Upper Canada was Newmark (Niagara-on-the-lake) but on February 1st, 1796 it was moved to York (Toronto). Languages In Upper Canada they spoke English but in Lower Canada they spoke English and French Did You Know? Capitals