REASONS FOR CONFEDERATION
HISTORICAL TERMS
COLONIES
ECONOMIC INDUSTRIES
POLITICS
100

This issue prevented confederation because there were an equal number of representatives from Canada East and Canada West which made it difficult to make a decision.

What is Political Deadlock.

100

What is the BNA Act and what year was it created?


What is the act that created the union of all the colonies to form the country Canada.  It also outlined provincial and federal responsibilities.  It was created in 1867. 

100

This colony did not join confederation until 1949.

What is Newfoundland.

100

NewFoundland’s main economic industry.

What is fishing.

100

Who is Sir John A Macdonald?

Who is the first Prime Minister of Canada

200

What promises did the Canadian Government make in order to get British Columbia to join confederation?

What is the Canadian Pacific Railway to connect British Columbia to other provinces.

200

What is Representation by Population.  

What is seats are give to the colony based on population so decisions are made when majority rules.

200

What 2 provinces joined confederation in 1870.  

What is North West Territories & Manitoba?

200

For this colony, farming & fishing was the main economic industry.

What is PEI.

200

What year was the Charlottetown & Quebec Conference?

What is 1864.

300

The British believed that Canada was a burden.  

What is the Changing Attitudes of Britain.

300

This idea was proposed by George Brown to end Political Deadlock.  

What is Coalition Government.

300

What colonies make up the Maritimes?

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island & Newfoundland.

300

Rupert's Land main economic industry.

What is the Fur Trade.

300

Name the main Political Parties in Canada East.

What is Parti Bleu & Parti Rouge.

400

British North America began to worry when this event took place south of the border as they did not want to take sides.

What is Civil War (Threat of American invasion are between Southern & Northern States Confederacy vs Union).

400

The term refers to British laws that governed the imports and exports of grain.  

What are the Corn Laws.

400

The Province of Canada was made up of what colonies?

What is Canada East and Canada West.

400

In this region, fishing and trade over sea was significant, so shipbuilding was a main economic industry.

What is the Maritimes.

400

Name the main Political Parties in Canada West.

What is Conservatives & Clear Grits.

500

What was the Reciprocity Treaty?

What is free trade between the United States and British North American colonies where imported goods are free of custom duties.

500

What was the Red River Settlement?

What is the colony that Metis people mainly lived in. Located in Manitoba.

500

How are Canada East and Canada West different?

What is Religion and Language. 

Canada East (French & Catholicism) 

Canada West (English & Protestantism)

500

This colony was rich in lumber and  minerals such as gold, copper and coal.

What is British Columbia.

500

Ottawa was named the capital city of Canada because of its...

What is good location:

  • Close to Canada East & Canada West

  • Well protected in Case of American Attack

  • Close to waterways (Rideau Canal & Ottawa River)

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