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" I expected to find a contest between a government and a people — I found two nations warring in the bosom of a single state : I found a struggle, not of principles, but of races... "
The United States Democratic Review - Seite 544
von Conrad Swackhamer - 1839
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A Short History of British Colonial Policy

Hugh Edward Egerton - 1897 - 503 Seiten
...cared little for them as ends in them selves. Many will remember Lord Durham's words: " I expected to find a contest between a government and a people....found a struggle not of principles but of races." The fact, however, that this state of things prevailed in Lower Canada rendered the constitutional...
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The 19th Century : a Review of Progress

1901 - 494 Seiten
...Canadian in direct antagonism to the English Canadian. " I expected," wrote Lord Durham in 1839, " to find a contest between a government and a people;...found a struggle not of principles, but of races." The special mission of Lord Durham, who was sent to Canada as Governor-General in 1838, was a turning-point...
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The Report of the Earl of Durham: Her Majesty's High Commissioner and ...

John George Lambton Earl of Durham, Charles Buller, Edward Gibbon Wakefield - 1902 - 246 Seiten
...prepared to find and to heal a disorder of government : he discovered a fundamental evil. " I expected to find a contest between a Government and a people ; I found two nations wan-ing in the bosom of a single State ; I found a struggle, not of principles, but of races ; and...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A General Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences ...

Frederick Converse Beach, Forrest Morgan, George Edwin Rines, E. T. Roe, Nathan Haskell Dole, Thomas Campbell Copeland - 1903
...French Canadian in direct antagonism to the English Canadian. °I expected," wrote Lord Durham in 1839, "to find a contest between a government and a people;...found a struggle not of principles, but of races." The special mission of Lord Durham, who was sent to Canada as governor-general in 1838, was a turning-point...
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Self-government in Canada, and how it was Achieved: The Story of Lord Durham ...

Frederick Bradshaw - 1903 - 414 Seiten
...that conviction was driven home has been already related in his own striking phrase : " I expected to find a contest between a Government and a people....two nations warring in the bosom of a single State." Durham sketches rapidly and accurately the gradual embitterment of the two races, first in the cities...
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Old Quebec: The Fortress of New France

Gilbert Parker, Claude Glennon Bryan, Claude G. Bryan - 1904 - 486 Seiten
...sovereign scale, and with a provincial autonomy having the happiest results. " I expected," he declared, " to find a contest between a government and a people...two nations warring in the bosom of a single state." 1 Quebec Gazette, igth May, 1838. Nor could any lasting reform be accomplished unless the hostile divisions...
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Old Quebec: The Fortress of New France

Gilbert Parker, Claude Glennon Bryan, Claude G. Bryan - 1903 - 486 Seiten
...sovereign scale, and with a provincial autonomy having the happiest results. " I expected," he declared, " to find a contest between a government and a people...two nations warring in the bosom of a single state." 1 ^uebfc Gazette, igth May, 1838. Nor could any lasting reform be accomplished unless the hostile divisions...
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The Historians' History of the World: The British colonies, The United ...

Henry Smith Williams - 1904
...therefore, may be said to have been race antagonism. As Lord Durham expressed it [1819 AD] in 1839, "I found two nations warring in the bosom of a single...found a struggle not of principles but of races." Circumstances gave to the movement the form and aspect of a struggle for representative government....
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Lord Elgin

John George Bourinot - 1905 - 276 Seiten
...summed up very expressively the nature of the conflict in the French province. " I expected," he said, " to find a contest between a government and a people...found a struggle, not of principles, but of races." While racial antagonisms intensified the difficulties in French Canada, there existed in all the provinces...
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Der britische imperialismus ...

Heinrich Reuss (Prinz), Heinrich XXXIII (prince of Reuss, younger line) - 1905 - 168 Seiten
...„Report" seine Eindrücke mit folgenden Worten1): „I expected to find a contest between a Governement and a people ; I found two nations warring in the bosom of a simple State ; I found a struggle , not of principles, but of races ; and I perceived that it would...
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