Niederkanada was a British colony in North America at the underflow of the sinking Lorenz stream in the southern part of the today's province Québec. Them were of two Canadian colonies and by the constitutional law of 1791 by the division of the British colony Québec were created.

Niederkanada consisted of parts of the earlier French colony new France, which were fallen after the defeat in the military conflicts with British colonial troops at Great Britain. Other parts of new France were divided into the colonies upper Canada , new Scotland , new Braunschweig and Prinz-Edward-Insel.

Niederkanada and upper Canada were merged finally by the union law from 1840 to „the province Canada “, frequently also called „east Canada “. After the Konföderation of 1867 the province became Québec from it.


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