1867 & All That

The Canadian History Podcast. A narrative audio history of Canada from the 1830s to 1885. Season One covers the Rebellions of 1837 and 1838 and the fights over Responsible Government in the 1840s.

Episodes Date

The Rebellion in Lower Canada is absolutely underway this week - the Patriotes leaders flee Montreal; the habitants fortify local strongholds; and the British General Colborne sends troops out to try ...
February 13, 2020
It's the summer of 1837 and Lower Canada is in turmoil - horses are losing their tails, effigies are burning, the charivari has turned political, and we have more (and more) resolutions. Oh, and a lit...
February 6, 2020
A special bonus episode from our sister podcast Cool Canadian History. You can - and should! - subscribe to more than one Canadian history podcast.
February 4, 2020
From 1834 to 1836 reformers in both colonies move from hope to anger as two new governors, in their very different ways, prove to not be what the more radical of reformers want. We have the famous 92 ...
January 30, 2020
In Upper Canada a fiery reformer named William Lyon Mackenzie shows that anger at the political system can flourish even amongst supposedly loyal English speaking colonists. Mackenzie also learns that...
January 23, 2020
An election in Montreal in 1832 turns bloody and serves as our entry point into understanding the divisive politics of Lower Canada in the years before the rebellions. We make sense of the the rising ...
January 15, 2020
Why did George-Etienne Cartier, one of the Fathers of Confederation, once fight a duel to insist he had once fought against Canada? This question, and a whole lot more, will be answered in the new pod...
November 26, 2019