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A group of Montreal citizens publishes an "Annexation Manifesto" calling for the incorporation of Canada into the United States

10/10/1849
A group of Montreal citizens opposed to the British repeal of the Corn Laws and the Navigation Acts, two measures that had sustained the Canadian colonial economy, publishes an "Annexation Manifesto" calling for the incorporation of Canada into the United States. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Peter Stearns, ed., The Encyclopedia of World History (New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001), 619.

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