Upper vs. Lower Canada Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Upper vs. Lower Canada
An examination of the religion, values and differential growth rates in Upper and Lower Canada.
# 140768 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Canadian Studies (History, Culture)

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This paper explains the cultural bearing upon low economic growth in Lower Canada as compared to Upper Canada, in the later 18th and early 19th centuries. The paper addresses Lower Canada's agrarian and economic development that was retarded by seigneurial system, the low modernization of agriculture and the low capital accumulation or local investment as compared to Upper Canada.

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'Economic development in pre-Confederation Canada reflected significant historical and cultural differences in Upper and Lower Canada. Lower Canada as a former French colony continued to show the results of a paternal Roman Catholic and agrarian culture, the Roman Catholic Church bearing great influence as an institution shaping language, culture, popular values, law and education. A notion of the happy habitant prevailed even beyond Confederation in 1867. The related argument is one of Upper Canada as a newer settlement that featured a mainly Protestant..."

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