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The Protestant-Catholic divide on Prince Edward Island, Canada : its creation, growth and resolution

  title={The Protestant-Catholic divide on Prince Edward Island, Canada : its creation, growth and resolution},
  author={Callum Vere Beck},
This thesis traces the origin and growth of the sectarian divide between Protestants and Catholics on Prince Edward Island, situating it in the wider context of Canada's Atlantic Provinces, the north-eastern United States and Britain. All of these areas had relatively good relations between Protestants and Catholics from 1780 to the mid-1830s, then experienced a period of intense sectarian conflict into the late 1870s, but thereafter the Atlantic provinces took a unique path in managing… Expand
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