Quebec Act 22 June 1774 enacted That all the territories, islands, and countries in North America belonging to the Crown
Quebec Act 22 June 1774 enacted That all the territories, islands, and countries in North America belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, bounded. Rivers that empty themselves into the St. Lawrence River through Lake Champlain,…Lake Ontario and the river commonly called Niagara; and thence along by the eastern and south-eastern bank of Lake Erie, the western boundary strike Ohio;…and along the bank of the said river, westward to the banks of the Mississippi…and hereby, during His Majesty’s pleasure, annexed to and made part and parcel of the Province of Quebec… And..it is hereby declared, that His Majesty’s subjects professing the religion of the Church of Rome of and in the said Province of Quebec, may have, hold, and enjoy the free exercise of the religion of the Church of Rome, subject to the King’s Supremacy… and that the clergy of the said Church may hold, receive and enjoy their accustomed dues and rights with respect to such persons only as shall profess the said religion.
QUESTION- How did the Quebec Act change the political makeup of the English colonies?
QUESTION- What did the Quebec Act grant on the issue of religion?
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The Quebec Act of 1774 had significant impacts on the political makeup of the English colonies 1 The
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