- Patriote movement
The Patriote movement was a
political movementthat existed in Lower Canada(present-day Quebec) from the turning of the 19th century to the Patriote Rebellionof 1837 and 1838 and the subsequent Act of Union of 1840. It was politically embodied by the Parti patrioteat the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada. It was inspired by the American Revolution, the decolonization of the Americas, as well as the political philosophy of classical liberalism. Among its leading figures were François Blanchet, Pierre-Stanislas Bédard, John Neilson, Jean-Thomas Taschereau, James Stuart, Louis Bourdages, Denis-Benjamin Viger, Daniel Tracey, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, Andrew Stuart, Wolfred Nelson, Robert Nelson, Thomas Storrow Brown, François Jalbertand Louis-Joseph Papineau. Its ideals were conveyed through the newspapers the " Montreal Vindicator", " Le Canadien", and " La Minerve".
The movement demanded democratic reforms, notably
responsible governmentfor Lower Canada, and presented the Ninety-Two Resolutionsto Great Britainto obtain them. Those were in great part denied by the Russell Resolutions, which resulted in a radicalization of the Patriotes and their moving closer to demands of outright independenceand a Lower Canada republic. Many of its followers ended up taking part in an armed insurrection known as the Lower Canada Rebellionwhich was put down by the British army and its volunteer militia.
Declaration of Independence of Lower Canada
Upper Canada Rebellion
History of Quebec
Timeline of Quebec history
Quebec independence movement
February 15, 1839
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