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Rupert's Land Act

...enabling Her Majesty to accept a Surrender upon Terms of the Lands, Privileges, and Rights of "The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson's Bay," and for admitting the same into the Dominion of Canada.

- Rupert's Land Act

Rupert's Land Act

The threat posed by the Alaska Purchase helped encourage the British to assent to the creation of a united, self-governing Dominion of Canada. Canada quickly expanded as ...


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