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History Test

Chapter 5

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Why did the Black Loyalists go to Nova Scotia? Because they were promised freedom if they helped the British.
How many Black Loyalists went to Nova Scotia? About 3000 Black Loyalists.
What was the goal of the Black Loyalists? Why was it so difficult? Their first goal was to build shelter. It was difficult because they were usually the last to receive supplies.
Why did Thomas Peters go to Nova Scotia? Because Black Loyalists were still having trouble getting farms. He went there to write petitions in order to help them.
What happened when Peters went to England? He caught the attention of the Sierra Leone Company.
Who was the Sierra Leone Company? A company ran by abolitionists.
What happened when 1100 people chose to accept the offer of land and free transportation to Sierra Leone? There was poor weather, difficult relationships with local Africans and delays in receiving land grants.
What were the 3 choices that the Black Loyalists had? To accept poor land allotted in Nova Scotia, Serve the British army in the West Indies or land and free transportation to Sierra Leone the "province of freedom"
Who are the abolitionists? People who campaigned to end slavery.
What were the 3 choices that the Black Loyalists had? To accept poor land allotted in Nova Scotia, Serve the British army in the West Indies or land and free transportation to Sierra Leone the "province of freedom"
Who are the abolitionists? People who campaigned to end slavery.
What province had to get a land grant, clear land, plant a crop, and build their home? Nova Scotia.
How many years did the British government support Quebec Loyalists? For 3 years.
Who were usually last to receive supplies? The Black Loyalists.
Why did the North West Company dominate the fur trade in 1783? Because they had access to the rich furs near Lake Athabasca and the Metis traders became a significant part of the industry.
When the fur trade finally ended in 1821, who won? The Hudson's Bay Company.
In Canada's federal government, who is below the cabinet? The House of Commons.
In Upper Canada, was well established? Farms/agriculture.
What did Britain get cut off of? The usual supply of timber.
Why did Thomas Peters travel to England? To represent the Loyalists to the Crown.
In Canadian federal government today, who is appointed by the British monarchy upon recommendation by the federal government? The Legislative Councillors.
What did the British army teach Loyalists in Nova Scotia? Taught survival skills, and provided them with food, tools and seeds.
What kind of group did Black Loyalists become in Sierra Leone? An elite group.
What century was the timber industry booming in British North America? By the 18th century.
What were the 3 choices of the black Loyalists? To got to Sierra Leone, Enrol in the Army and Accept the poor land in Nova Scotia.
Why did the British North America's lumber industry use rivers and streams so extensively? Because it was easier to transport lumber in ships.
What does HBC stand for? The Hudson's Bay Company.
Since what year did the Hudson's Bay Company set up along the Hudson's Bay, did the fur trade expand. Since 1670.
After what year did New France go under British control. After 1760.
What does NWC stand for? The North West Company.
By what year did the NWC dominate the fur trade? By 1783.
What was the first reason why the NWC dominated the fur trade? Because they had access to the rich furs near Lake Athabasca.
What was the second reason why the NWC dominated the fur trade? Because Metis traders became a significant part of the industry.
What year did both companies come together under the name and charter of the HBC. In 1821.
In Upper Canada, what were often developed from lots of covered forest? Farms.
Upper Canada planted what between tree stumps? Wheat.
What did Upper Canada do after a couple years after planting the wheat? They remove the tree stumps that rotted.
England needed wood to build what? To build ships, houses, to make paper for the newspaper industry, and many other things.
Why was Britain's usual supply of timber cut off? Because of war in Europe. Then Britain North America stepped in to fill the gaps.
What season was a struggle for all Loyalists in Nova Scotia to survive in the early years, and why? Winter. Because food and other supplies were scarce.
Where were temporary refuge camps set up? In Sorel.
Loyalists in Quebec faced shortages of what? Of food, tools, and clothing.
How long did the British government support the loyalists? For three years.
In 1887, when the support ended, a combination of poor weather and insects created the what years? The "hungry years".
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