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Canadians Divided - Some Support for American Revolution in Quebec - The Propaganda War - A Question of Loyalties

Type: Document

After reading the Continental Congress Manifesto of 1774, urging the people of Quebec to join the Thirteen Colonies in revolt against England, most Canadians chose to stay out of the conflict. But there were some who were eager to join the rebellion, and they tried to persuade their neighbours. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

American Rebels Urge Quebec to Join Revolution - Introduction to The Propaganda War - A Question of Loyalties

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

In 1774, North America was on the edge of a new upheaval. While Quebec had been conquered and was now British, the Thirteen Colonies were going through their own tortured identity crisis: would they remain British colonies or become a republic? The people of Quebec found themselves being pressured to join the revolution. A manifesto from the 13 Colonies was posted in Montreal and Quebec City urging citizens into an alliance with the Americans. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: Tocsin B - This is Not an Emergency

Type: Sound

The Emergency Measures Organization tests its cross-Canada evacuation plan (in response to nuclear attack) in 1961.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation