Which of the following statements does NOT apply to society in Canada Eaat (Quebec) in the Act of Union era (1840-1867)?
a) The forest industry began to develop.
b) The seigneurial system was abolished.
c) Railways became an essential method of transportation.
d) The clergy exercised almost complete control over education.
e) The first unions appeared.
The clergy did not exercise almost complete control over education in that period in Canada, so the correct answer is d.