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After the War

The war had many long term consequences. The development of Upper Canadian nationalism, with Brock, Laura Secord and the Upper Canadian militiaman at its centre, came to the fore as the memories of the hardship, speculation and destruction of the war faded.

Photo: Battle of Chryslers Farm Monument, 1923
Battle of Chryslers Farm Monument, 1923
M. O. Hammond fonds
Black and white print
Reference Code: F 1075-9-0-26
Archives of Ontario

It also strengthened the idea that those who opposed the government were openly or at heart disloyal, hardening the political debate of the next twenty years.

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