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Article 22 Rebels Pay a High Price for Treason



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Article 22

Rebels Pay a High Price for Treason

May 30, 1838

Now that the rebellions have been put down the courts have used a heavy hand on the participants. Hundreds of rebels, both poor farmers and young idealists, were convicted of high treason. Seventeen men from Upper Canada and 12 men from Lower Canada were executed. More than 140 rebels were loaded on ships and sent to Australian prison camps where they can rebel no more. . . .


Rebels are severely punished, by death, by extradition to Australia, and by driving them to exile







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