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Loyalists and the Constitutional Act of 1791
|What did loyalists believe they should have?
|The same amount of rights as other British citizens
|Since Quebec was still governed by the Quebec act of 1774, what did that mean?`
|It meant that the colony used French civil law and the seigneurial land holding systems
|When was the Constitutional Act passed?
|What were the 2 colonies Quebec was separated into?
|Upper and lower Canada
|What was upper Canada guaranteed?
|The English freehold system of land ownership
|___ / ___ of all Upper Canada was set aside as clergy reserves, which were sections of land controlled by the Anglican Church
|What does the executive council do?
|Manages day to day government business
|What does the legislative council do?
|what does Legislative assembly do