about fifteen million dollars in money, but it took a very long time to decide what sum ought to be given to each. When they were settled on their farms the government helped them for a little while with food, tools, clothing, and other things, but, in spite of this, they were very poor.
Good Their coming strengthened Canada greatly,
Settlers. and they actually founded two provinces of the Dominion—New Brunswick and Upper Canada, or Ontario. In many ways they were good settlers for a new country. They had plenty of courage and strength of character, as they had shown by choosing to suffer great hardships rather than do what they thought wrong; and, on the whole, they knew better than most colonists