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Upper Canada

Edited by Peter Brock

in Liberty and Conscience

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195151220
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199870424 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195151224.003.0004
Upper Canada

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Four documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of conscientious objectors in the British province of Upper Canada [the Canadian province of 1791‐1841 corresponding to modern Ontario]. The documents relate to legislative exemption for peace sects (1793), Quakers and military requisitions (1810‐17), a Quaker family in the War of 1812, and Quaker conscientious objectors in rural Upper Canada (1840).

Keywords: Canada; conscientious objectors; history; Ontario; pacifism; peace sects; Quakers; Upper Canada

Chapter.  3082 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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