After urging habitants to boycott British goods Lord Russell had enough of Patriot trouble makers and sent the military to arrest the Leaders. The leaders, however, had fled to the country readying themselves for an armed . . .
Is Canada the Next Texas?
March 15, 1837
Canadians fear that Canada is next on the US annexation list as less than one year ago Texas was claimed by the US. Many Americans living in the Great Lakes border region support acquiring the rich farmland to the north and the chant of ‘Finish the Revolution’ can be heard at rallies. Ohio newspapers even compare the rebels of 1837 to their heroes of 1776 . . .
Tensions and fear rise, and people are getting restless. The rebellions are beginning.