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 Canada. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Constitutional debate in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The members of the Senate of Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada, judges and the judges of all of the provinces' highest courts are appointed by the federal parliament.
In Canada West (Ontario), the confederation process was promoted as the act of foundation of a new British nation.
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 Encyclopedia: Constitutional debate of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Senate of Canada is the upper house of the Parliament of Canada.
Canada East (French, Canada-Est) was the eastern portion of the Province of Canada.
Lower Canada was a British colony in North America, at the downstream end of the Saint Lawrence River in the southern portion of the modern-day province of Quebec.
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 Declaration of Independence of Lower Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Declaration of Independence of Lower Canada was written in French by the patriot rebel Robert Nelson on February 22, 1838, while in exile in the United States, after the first rebellion of 1837.
The 1838 declaration was primarily inspired by the 1776 United States Declaration of Independence and the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, but it also included some other political ideas that were popular in the 19th century.
The movement for the independence of Lower Canada (today Quebec) ultimately failed, as it did not result in the creation of an independent nation-state.
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 Canada. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Canada’s new constitution also opened the way for native land claims that have changed the political appearance of N Canada and had effects elsewhere as well.
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 Robert Nelson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Nelson (August 8, 1794 – March 1, 1873) was a physician and a notable figure in the Lower Canada Rebellion in 19th century Quebec (Lower Canada).
Nelson was born in Montreal, the son of William Nelson, a teacher, and Jane Dies, daughter of an important land owner in the New York area.
He proclaimed the independence of Lower Canada and distributed copies of a declaration of independence.
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 Encyclopedia: Upper Canada Rebellion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Upper Canada Rebellion was, along with the Patriotes Rebellion in Lower Canada, a rebellion against the colonial government in 1837 and 1838.
In Upper Canada, one of the most controversial issues in the early 19th century was the allocation of land.
After the War of 1812 the government of Upper Canada was run by the wealthy owners of most of this reserve land, known as the Family Compact.
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 Ctizen Soldier: Timeline to Independence
The Stamp Act Congress adopted a "Declaration of the Rights and Grievances" of the colonists that claimed the colonists were entitled to all the rights of natural born British subjects, especially the rights to trial by jury and to no taxation without representation.
The delegates finally adopted a document called the "Declaration and Resolves." This document was the precursor to the Declaration of Independence and restated the colonists' claim to the rights of life, liberty, and property afforded Englishmen and the right to self-government subject to the King's veto.
Congress debated the resolution to declare independence on July 1, and on an informal vote the resolution carried, although Pennsylvania and South Carolina voted against the measure and, with only two of three delegates present, Delaware's vote was divided.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991, was followed by a declaration of independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs.
Canada's paramount political problem is meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care and education services after a decade of budget cuts.
One of the smallest independent countries in the western hemisphere, Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983.
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 Slavery in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Slavery in Canada was first practised by some (additional info and facts about aboriginal nations) aboriginal nations, who routinely captured slaves from neighbouring tribes as part of their accepted laws of war.
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A few others were taken to (An island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; the smallest province of Canada) Prince Edward Island, (An island that forms the northeastern part of Nova Scotia) Cape Breton Island, and (An island in the north Atlantic) Newfoundland.
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 Rebellion of 1837-39 in Canada (lower Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I was under the impression, though, that the French of Lower Canada used a horizontal tricoleur of green-white-red with a yellow star in the upper hoist on the green stripe in the early 1800s, and that the Parti Patriote simply adopted it without changes.
This flag was flown in November 1838 in Napierville during Robert Nelson second declaration of independence of Lower Canada of which he was declared President.
This is probably not the flag of the Upper Canada reformists, unless someone can confirm that their two stars were for the two colonies of Upper and Lower Canada...
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 Self-Sovereignty Documents - Declaration of Individual Independence (Annotated)
Only by such an open Declaration will he be able to gain sufficient credible publicity that he can eventually persuade sufficient numbers of people to join him to enable the accomplishment of his (and their) joint goal - instead of it remaining a mere utopian dream.
The Declarer needs to stress that he is not forsaking the other humans in society so long as they do not act to restrict his liberties, but that he is only abandoning allegiance to the state.
Still, many people who fully agree that their freedom is disgracefully lower than it could be and ought to be, and that something really does need to be done, are in a quandary about what to do because of their concern that things might be made worse by any substantial change.
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 Quebec Nationalism - Quebec History
So, when the British government created Lower Canada in 1791, it was natural for the French speaking inhabitants to consider that they had been given a province where presumably, while still under the British crown, they might do as they please.
In Lower Canada these were the most conservative seigneurs and the clergy.
In this endeavour, the French and Irish inhabitants of Lower Canada were allied, linked together by similar distrust of British institutions, deteriorating economic conditions, and by influence from European republican principles.
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Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel
Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel, May 14, 1948
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
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 Constitutional debate of Canada - Famous Women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since the enactment of the British North America Act in 1867, which brought United Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia together under a federal legislative union, the debate has focused on these issues:
On February 10, 1763, France ceded most of New France (including Canada) to Great Britain with the Treaty of Paris.
The current constitution of Canada consists of several documents and constitutional conventions.
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 Declaration of Independence of Lower Canada (Quebec)
It was written in French by Robert Nelson and his men while in exile in the United-States (the colonial government of Lower Canada had illegaly ordered a mandate of arrest on their heads in 1837).
That any union between the Church and the State is declared abolished, and that every one has the right to freely practice the religion and the belief that his/her conscience dictates.
That the trial by JURY is guaranteed to the people of the State, in its most liberal extent in the criminal courts, and in the civil courts when involving a certain sum to be determined by the Legislature of the State of Lower Canada.
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 Pre-Confederation Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A declaration that England is now in the possession of former French territories, one of which is called Quebec, which were all ceded by the Treaty of Paris, above.
Guaranteed the protection of lands for Indians under the Crown that were not within the boundaries of the newly acquired provinces.
Abolished bilingualism in official functions, operations and proceedings of government, a part of an attempt to fully assimilate the inhabitants of French Canada.
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 PENNSYLVANIA - Online Information article about PENNSYLVANIA
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 Arguments for the independence of Quebec
1838: The Declaration of Independence of Lower Canada of the Patriotes
1831: The notes of Alexis de Tocqueville in Lower Canada
Québec and Canada at the Crossroads: A Nation within a Nation (PDF)
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 United Kingdom -- Legal and Governmental Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada in the Making: Primary Sources in Government Documents
Constitutional documents, treaties, and other primary sources regarding English and French interests in Canada.
Declaration Concerning the Convention Regulating Commerce and Navigation
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 Immigration Canada - Free Canadian Migration Eligibility Assessment
Due to growth in the Canadian economy and a continued shortage of skilled workers the Canadian Government seeks skilled workers to live and work in Canada.
Targets for 2005-2006 indicate close to 150,000 work rights visas for economic class applicants this year.
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 My Declaration of Independence from the RIAA
While the likely response to the above is that the logical answer is that the record companies should lower their prices.
The music industry is trying to curb "illegal" file sharing because they are unwilling to compromise with their customers (us) by lowering the price of CD's and have the artists take a pay cut.
Mallett has on his hands after "declaring his independence", I suggest that he invest some time in a reality check.
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 von Arx and Hagen, Volume IX Issue 1, Richmond Journal of Law & Technology
Kim G. von Arx and Gregory R. Hagen, Sovereign Domains A Declaration of Independence of ccTLDs from Foreign Control, 9 R
  Internet address names consist of alphanumeric strings separated by a dot (•), e.g., law.richmond.edu, and are read from left (the lower level of the domain) to right (the higher level of the domain).
[94]  In response to the proposed regulation, Louis Touton of ICANN declared,  “[a]ny inclusion of (dot-eu) in the root zone would require a contract between ICANN and the operator of the registry.”
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