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1

What disappointing conclusion from our class brainstorming session would be the most accurate?

When the First Nation people were considered, it has become difficult to see their contributions to society because of many challenges and issues facing them

2

Lord Selkirk bought property from the Hudson Bay Company in order to

Settle struggling Scotsman

3

Canada's Prime Minister during WWII was

Mackenzie King

4

Canadians, in WWI, spent most of their time fighting on the ____ Front

Western Front

5

Which First Peoples were considered highly nomadic with use of simple machines like the travois for transportation?

Cree of the Great Plains

6

In a response to the Upper and Lower Canadian rebellions, ____ was sent by Britain to provide solutions

Lord Durham
(Lord Emmit Hameed)

7

What characteristic best describe the traditional living of the First Peoples of the Northwest Pacific Region?

Permanent dwellings

8

The Germans, Italians, and Austrians of WWI were known as the

Central Powers

9

Sir John A. MacDonald had a grand dream of _____. It proved to be his undoing because of the Pacific Scandal

a transcontinental railway

10

On the Medicine Wheel north, east, south, and west represent

Physical, spiritual, mental and emotional self

11

Tradition First Nation communities relied heavily on

The experience and wisdom of elders to give direction

12

Each person's contributions within the traditional First Nation community were

Considered important regardless of the task

13

Manitoba joined the Dominion of Canada in

1870

14

Two original provinces of Canada were

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

15

The oligarchy governing Upper Canada was called

The Family Compact

16

The Great Depression was most physically visible in Canada's ____ region due to drought conditions

Praire region

17

WWI was unlike any other war because

Of the massive casualities experienced by both sides

18

In its beginning stages the "left" perspective (school activism) in Canada was nurtured along by

J.S. Woodsworth

19

A major goal of government run Residential Schools was to

destroy the First Nation culture ("kill the Indian in the child")

20

The British Conquest of New France was completed

at Montreal with surrender in 1760

21

The economic relationship experienced between mother country and colony was known as

mercantilism

22

What percentage of Canada's population participated directly in the WWI effort?

10%

23

European traders in New France had a worldview that eventually found them

taking advantage of the aboriginals

24

"Father of Confederation"

John A. MacDonald

25

WWI took place from

1914-1918

26

The Manitoba Act was designed to

Take away the Metis land rights

27

WWI was important for Canada because it

-gained world recognition
-improved our national economy with factories, etc.
-developed some independence from Britain

28

Canada became involved in WWI because

Britain was involved

29

What was Trudeau responsible for implementing as Prime Minister of Canada?

Official Languages Act, Charter of Rights and Freedoms

30

Year of Quebec Act and what it did

Quebec Act of 1774. The province's territory expanded and took over Indian Reserve. Gave Catholic's freedom of practice. Restored the use of French civil law.

31

The Royal Proclamation of 1763 gave Les Habitant (French Canadians)

few rights as Roman Catholics than the British received as Protestants

32

What was the most important to New France's economy?

Furs

33

The largest man-made explosion in history before the atom bomb took place in

Halifax

34

A development that often caused blindness in WWI

chlorine gas

35

William Lyon Mackenzie led the rebellion of

Upper Canada

36

At the beginning of WWI, the Canadian troops were soon to be ______

filled with romantic ideas about war

37

Britain ultimately took control of New France after the

Treaty of Paris

38

Louis Riel is by today's standards considered:

A hero for human rights

39

Facts about Riel

-Led the Metis Resistance
-Was an American citizen at the time of his death
-Negotiated the Manitoba Act

40

Who was more successful in rebellion? Upper or Lower Canada?

The Upper Canadian Rebellion was less successful than the Lower Canadian Rebellion

41

The Canadian military leader of the War of 1812 was:

Isaac Brock

42

The Canadian defence of its territory in 1812 was strengthened by a military alliance with the Confederacy of the tribes which was led by:

Tecumseh

43

A great deal of the conflict in the Selkirk Settlement could be attributed to:

The intense rivalry between fur trading companies

44

The last PROVINCE to join Canada was

Newfoundland and Labrador

45

Which did NOT happen during the war of 1812?
A) Surrender at Detroit without a fight
B) Burning of the White House in Washington DC
C) Montcalm's defeat on the Plains of Abraham
D) All of the above happened

Montcalm's defeat on the Plains of Abraham

46

What is an accurate worldview contrast that we studied this year?

First Nations were caretakers of the land while Europeans were "takers" of the land

47

Soldiers returned from the horrors of WWI to discover

Many of their loved ones were dying of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic

48

Free Trade, Meech Lake, and a bit of "scandal on the side"

Brian Mulroney

49

Canada's WWI efforts have been memorialized in France for their extraordinary efforts at

Vimy Ridge

50

This Prime Minister is best known as "Joe who?" largely because of his relative insignificance in Canadian history

Joe Clark

51

A major factor in including the Red River Settlement area in Canada was

The purchase of Hudson Bay Company land

52

"Responsible Government" was a phrase that emerged in the colonies during the

1800's

53

"Rep by pop" was an idea that was pushed for during

The Confederation process

54

The Royal Proclamation was an attempt to

Make British subjects out of all newly conquered Candiens

55

The Constitutional Act was an attempt to

Separate French and English subjects into Upper and Lower Canada

56

The Act of Union was an attempt to

Separate French and English subjects into a united colony each with their own half

57

An influential French politician (Canada East) who allied himself with John A. MacDonald regarding Confederation was named

George Etienne Cartier

58

A prime minister of Canada that is responsible for financial stability in a difficult economy of the 21st century at least went to the lengths of issuing an apology to First Nations people regarding past treatment in Residential Schools

Harper

59

What is an accurate reflection of conscription during WWI?

Mainly British people supported the idea

60

The General Strike of Winnipeg would best be characterized as

Winnipeg was crippled for months with the majority of its workforce participating in the strike

61

Prohibition was introduced during WWI because

The consumption of alcohol was thought to create numerous social problems

62

A nervous or mental condition that is now known post-tramautic stress disorder was first known during WWI as

Shell shock

63

Mennonites would be associated most closely with which two events?

Conscription and Manitoba Schools Question

64

The term "red coats" originated because of

The British soldier's uniform

65

Canada's role in WWI earned them

A seat at the United Nations

66

The first Europeans to encounter First Nation inhabitants of North America were the

Vikings

67

As a part of the British Conquest of New France, the following change took place:

The expulsion of the Acadians

68

A significant urgency arose which spurred on the rapid expansion and development of Canada. What idea created the urgency?

Manifest Destiny

69

Upper and Lower Canada became a target for the USA after the Declaration of Independence because

They were British Colonies and maintained a close relationship with them

70

____ was to First nations, as a written record was to Europeans

Oral tradition

71

What did the Indian Act ultimately do?

Gave control over all First Nation affairs to the Canadian Government

72

Tradition First Nation spirituality might best be described as:

A person's understanding of his or her relationship to the universe

73

The Hudson Bay Company land became known as

Rupert's Land

74

Manitoba's nickname prior to expanding was

The Postage Stamp Province

75

The Ruling class oligarchy of Lower Canada was called

Chateau Clique

76

A very large man who opposed John A. MacDonald's political ideas of union, and yet, after time in English his nature softened through marriage. He ultimately became more understanding of the importance of Canada East and therefore a supporter of MacDonald

George Brown

77

The Metis Northwest Resistance ultimately ended with

Battle of Batoche

78

The construction of a transcontinental railway saw a human rights violation by our standards today. What as it?

Chinese workers were treated second class with poor pay and many dangerous tasks

79

Two promises of the Canadian Government made to the Mennonites when they agreed to settle in Manitoba were

Language rights and military exemption

80

By today;s standards a human rights violation was committed when

First Nations soldiers were denied benefits after WWI

81

What might have looked different about Canada's election of 1918?

Women could vote

82

The term "peacekeeper" is synonymous with which Prime Minister?

Pearson