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Queen Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India.
Victorian Era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, prosperity.
Lord Elgin was a Scottish nobleman and diplomat, known primarily for the removal of marble sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens.
Manifest Destiny In the 19th century, _____was a widely held belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America.
Mercantilism was an economic theory and practice, dominant in modernized parts of Europe during the 16th to the 18th century
Responsable Government is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability,
Corn Laws were measures enforced in the United Kingdom between 1815 and 1846, which imposed restrictions and tariffs on imported grain
George Etienne Cartier He was a wealthy businessman. He invested in and promoted the railways. He fought with the rebels in the rebellion of 1837. He was the leader of the parti bleu Driving force of confederation
John A. MacDonald Motivational speaker for the Tories party Made a deal with the parti bleu to combine and become the liberal conservatives. He was less democratic than brown and he was a very astute politician
George Brown led the clear grits party. He disliked the catholic and French and he defended English Canadian interests. He also made enemy's easily and supported rep by pop
Joseph Howe He was a powerful speaker for Nova Scotia and was against confederation.
Alexsander Galt He was a land speculator + railway builder. He attended the discussion with members of the great coalition + Maritime provinces to discuss the prospect of confederation
Samuel Tilley He represented New Brunswick. He agreed to work out the details of confederation with the Canadian delegates at another conference. Planned to make a union made up of the maritime colonies. Was convinced to let the members of the great coalition In.
The Fenians They were an Irish society who planned to harm Britain by striking at Canada. The Irish deeply resented Britain for ruling Ireland. They believe that Britain had caused the Great potato Famine.
Charlottetown Conference was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for representatives from the colonies of British North America to discuss Canadian Confederation
Quebec City Conference was the second meeting held in 1864 to discuss Canadian Confederation
London Conference beginning 4 December 1866, in which Canadian, Nova Scotian and New Brunswick delegates met with the British government in London, Eng
B.N.A. Act are the original names of a series of Acts at the core of the constitution of Canada. They were enacted by the Parliament of the United Kingdom and the Parliament of Canada
Charles Tupper was a Canadian father of Confederation, was the Premier of Nova Scotia from 1864 to 1867
Thomas D’Arcy McGee known for being a politician, a Catholic spokesman, a journalist, a poet, and as a Father of Canadian Confederation.
What is meant by “Victorian attitudes and values”?  How did this affect life in the Canadian colonies? People in the Victorian era looked to queen Victoria for setting standards on values behaviors and tastes. This affected the colonies by having people in the colonies copy the discriminatory traits of the queen (discriminate French and non Catholics)
How did changes in Britain’s economic policies affect/impact the Canadian colonies? When Britain ended their mercantilism policy the economy of Canada suffered. They had previously sold all their raw materials to Britain but now they had no buyer nor did they have the ability to manufacture themselves.
List the reasons the Canadian colonies felt they had to become one country? To protect themselves from invasion + attacks -for economic stability -tariffs+trade barriers would be abolished -colonies could trade with one another - intercontinental railway -U.S.A couldn't annex the Canada's
Describe the key factors that led to the American Civil War.
Discuss the major points for and against Confederation. against - -Maritime provinces didn't want to pay for the intercontinental railway. -some colonies already had the ability to support themselves economically -they felt they would lose some control within their Province, worried about too high taxes
What compromises if any happened that made the BNA Act a reality?
Explain how Lord Elgin’s contribution was responsible for bringing democracy to Canada?
Briefly explain/describe the key events and battles in the American Civil War.
How did the American Civil War affect the Canadian colonies?  What if any impact did it have on the process of Confederation?
Who were the four original partners in Confederation? Eastern Canada, Western Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick
Who decided not to join and why? Manitoba, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon Territories, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Newfoundland, Nunavut
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