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In the 1860s, many Irishmen living in the United States wanted Britain to grant independence to Ireland. Ireland was under English rule and most of its people lived in severe poverty.
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THE REBELLIONS OF 1837-1838
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(**Continued from The Rebellions Part 1: The Political Context)
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The border separating Quebec’s Eastern Townships from the United States was determined by the terms of the Quebec Act in 1774.
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Smuggling has been a problem in the Eastern Townships for a long time. At first, there were no customs offices at all. People could buy whatever they pleased in the U.S.
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In the early 19th century, there were no police, courts, or prisons in the Eastern Townships. The region was a distant frontier, far from the cities of Lower Canada.
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--July 3, 2019. In honour of the 125th anniversary of "Megantic Outlaw" Donald Morrison's death, QAHN is pleased to re-issue the following short article on the response to Morrison's arrest by the Scottish community of the Eastern Townships.
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The St. Albans Raid of October 19, 1864 is one of the most celebrated incidents in Border lore.
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Born in 1845 on his parents' farm at Kingscroft, in Barnston Township, Arthur Osmore Norton studied at nearby Barnston Academy. By age 16, Norton was working as a clerk in a local general store.
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From 1860 to the early 1900s, the St. Francis Valley was the main centre in Canada for the production of slate.
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Three components make up the explosive combination of black powder: saltpeter (potassium nitrate), sulphur, and charcoal (carbon).
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In its infancy, hydroelectric power in the Eastern Townships was in the hands of a variety of small, local companies.
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Beginning in the 1850s, the Eastern Townships were the centre of a massive "copper rush". One of the first copper mines in the area was in Leeds Township.
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In the early years of settlement, farmers had to make their own shoes, harnesses, and other leather necessities. When a cow died, the farmer and his wife would scrape, cure, and stretch the hide. The leather could then be used for making everything from patches for mending clothing to door hinges. When tanneries began to appear in villages, the nasty chore of curing cowhides was not one that was widely missed by many people.
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An animal that was essential to the settlers was the sheep, whose fleece could be used to produce wool.
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The first settlers who were granted land in the Eastern Townships promised to build grist mills and roads within the first two years of settlement.
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While workers elsewhere were suffering the work shortages and poverty of the worst part of the Great Depression, the "Three Villages" in the early 1930s were enjoying full employment.
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