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Quebec Act in United Kingdom

Summary of Quebec Act: (1774)

In relation to the legal history of Canada and the United Kingdom: Mandated that an appointed governor and a council would lead the Canadian government. The British also acknowledged that the Catholic Church would enjoy a privileged position. This concession was to help diffuse any religious problems since the majority of French people were Catholic and Canada was a British colony. The Act also put land north of the Ohio River within the boundary of Quebec.

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  • Article Name: Quebec Act
  • Author: J. G. Collier
  • Description: Summary of Quebec Act: (1774) In relation to the legal history of Canada and the United Kingdom: Mandated that an appointed [...]

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