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Kayak (Canada) - - HISTORY MYSTERY -

In 1867, a group of set­tlers around Portage la Prairie, Man., led by store­keeper Thomas Spence, de­cided to set up their own gov­ern­ment. They called it New Cale­do­nia, soon changed to the Repub­lic of Man­i­to­bah. The Bri­tish gov­ern­ment never ac­cepted the repub­lic, which col­lapsed in 1868 af­ter it tried to raise taxes and peo­ple re­fused to pay.

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