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John A. Macdonald

-Led the Conservatives (political party) for Canada West
-part of the Great Coalition

2

George Brown

-Led the Clear Grits(political party) for Canada West
-Part of the Great Coalition

3

Louis Papineau

-led the rebellion in lower canada
-Lead the Parti Rouge for Canada East

4

George Etienne Cartier

-Led the Parti Bleu for Canada East

5

The Great Coalition

Conservatives, parti rouge and Clear grits coming together to replace government with representation by population (wanted maritimes to join confederation)

6

Family Compact

Oligarchy in upper canada

7

Chateau Clique

oligarchy in lower Canada (mostly English while rest of population was French)

8

William Mackenzie

-led the upper canada rebellion
-first mayor of Toronto

9

Robert Gourlay

-surveyed farmers about life in Upper canada

10

Lord Durham

-created the Durham Report which recommended responsible gov and confederation

11

James Bruce (Lord Elgin)

-Lord Durhams son in law
-Governer general of Canada
-proposed the Rebellion Losses Bill

12

Loose Fish

-people who voted during deadlock
-followed whatever they thought would benefit them

13

BNA Act

-1867 passed by British parliament

14

Act of Union

-1840 combined colonies of upper/lower Canada into Canada east/west

15

Corn Laws repealed

-1846 by British Government
-went into economic depression

16

Rebellion Losses Bill

-introduced in 1849 by Lord Elgin
-first real test of responsible gov
-compensation to property damage during rebellions

17

Thomas Douglas (Lord Selkirk)

fifth Earl of Selkirk
-liberal democrat
-establishes colonies to help

18

Pemmican Proclamation

-1814, preventing export of pemmican from RRV)

19

Robert Semple

-new governer for the colony
-led Battle of Seven Oaks

20

George Simpson

-head of operations for NA
-HBC manager who built Fort Vancouver

21

John Christian Shultz

-took over the newspaper
-organized "Canadian party"

22

Louis Riel

-orator
-led the 2 rebellions: Red River, NW Uprising
-formed National Metis Committee

23

Thomas Scott

-part of the raiding party led by Schultz
-his execution by Riel created riots

24

Lawrence Clarke

-against Metis
-supported Riel's return
-a LIAR

25

Gabriel Dumont

bison hunt captain

26

General Middleton

in charge of Canadian troops during Duck Lake

27

Jay Cooke

-American who was interested in building a rail link

28

Sir Hugh Allan

formed the CPR company

29

Sandford Fleming

surveyor for railway

30

National Policy

-developed by Macdonald in 1879
-tariffs, western settlement, CPR

31

William Van Horne

new general manager for railway

32

James Douglas

l-chief factor for HBC trading posts in Pacific

33

James Poka

wanted to obtain all of Oregon

34

Seymor

-governer while BC was united as a country

35

Musgrave

-Seymors replacement, wanted confederation

36

Wilfred Laurier

Canadas first FC pm

37

Henry Bourassa

FC politician who clashed w Laurier

38

Boer War

boers resisting britains advancement attempt

39

The Naval Crisis

Britain vs Germany (British warship $$)

40

Robert Borden

prime minister that replaces Laurier

41

Clifford Sifton

Lauriers minister of the Interior

42

Donald Mann

Railway contractor

43

Frank Oliver

Replaced Sifton as Minister of the Interior

44

William Lyon Mackenzie King

led the Royal Commision

45

Nellie Mcclung

promoted womens suffragists

46

Miles Mcdonell

-ex militia officer
-commanded irish/scottish immigrants to selkirk grant

47

Cuthbert Grant

-appointed as captain of the metis

48

Orange order

anti french /catholic movement