Colonial government and the need for reform representative Government

Government’s permanent civil list

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Government’s permanent civil list: guaranteed salaries for members of the two councils (executive and legislative)
- French farmers began to grow frustrated with rising land tax.
- Three main issues the reform in Lower Canada began: Discrimination against the French, unequal taxation, and lack of power in government
- Louis-Joseph Papineau

- Leader of radicals in Lower Canada, and once a supporter of British government

- Other non-French leaders

- Wolfred Nelson, Edmund O’Callaghan

-All radical leaders:
- Believed that the Legislative Assembly should have complete control of government’s budget
-Preferred the

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