208 CANADIAN HISTORY FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
Sympathy Though in those days communication be-between the tween the different provinces was slow and
Provinces. difficult, they had much influence upon one another. This was the case especially with Upper and Lower Canada. To strengthen the tie between them, Mackenzie had lately visited Lower Canada. At the same time the Reformers of Nova Scotia and New Bruns-wick were struggling for responsible government; but they did not approve of the violence of Mackenzie and some other Canadian Reformers.