February 17, 1910 (11th Parliament, 2nd Session)

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Samuel Hughes

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. HUGHES.

Because it did not belt ng to them, because they never conquered it, because it was bought by the blood of the men of New England and of Virginia, it was captured from the French by the blood- of New England. In 1775, there was the American revolutionary war brought about not alone by the Stamp Act and kindred Acts, but bv the fact that this territory for which these men of Virginia and other parts of the British dominions had given their lives had been taken from them. That is why these men rebelled more than anv other single cause. The American revolution was brought on by Mr. HUGHES.
the Quebec Act of 1774 more than by any other single cause.

Topic:   THE NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA.
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