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Upper Canada (now Canada)

Upper Canada

Summary

British colony of Canada divided into Upper Canada and Lower Canada, 1791; reunited 1841. Upper Canada’s boundaries corresponded roughly to portion of present-day Ontario south of Hudson Bay watershed. Population in 1840 about 430,000. Immigrants mainly from England, Scotland, and U.S. Principally Protestant. JS proselytized in Upper Canada, October 1833.

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