Quebec Act 1774?


The Quebec Act of 1774 was a law passed by the British Parliament that created a permanent government in Canada. In doing so, the Quebec Act replaced the temporary government established by the Proclamation of 1763, and granted Canadians religious freedom and the French form of civil law. The Quebec Act of 1774 was received negatively by the American Colonies, becoming known as one of the Intolerable Acts and contributing to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
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1774 Quebec Act passed by the British Parliament to institute a permanent
To allow Québec to retain French culture. and to allow the french to have the right to have there religion and language etc.
Sometimes a compromise works. Though the British had taken Quebec from Catholic France governing the colony was fraught with difficulties especially with the American Colonies in
In effect, it allowed French Canadians, almost entirely Catholic, to worship freely, and allowed them to be governed in some matters by French law, instead of English common law.
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