Flashcards in Unit 3 Topic Videos Deck (23):
What were the conditions of Canada in the 1870s?
Workers were without work, factories were closing, workers were only working three days a week at most. Competition for jobs was fierce, women were working in textile factories and children were exploited.
Where do most families who establish homes in the west come from?
How long did it take the jury to come to a verdict in Louis Riel's trial? What did the jury want for Riel?
less than an hour
What would the NWMP live and die by? What were they paid?
The BNA act
fifty cents a day
What disease did many chinese workers get?
How many days a week and how many hours per day did chinese workers work?
12 hours a day 6 days a week
Who got the construction contract to build the railroad?
The Canadian Pacific Railway
What is the Sponsorship Scandal?
In 2004 the liberal party was accused of misdirecting public funds
What was the three fold vision held by Macdonald?
Support the establishment of Canadian industries, create a national market by uniting Canada from sea to sea and promote the settlement of the western land
Why was the National Policy considered a white elephant?
Because it was slow to implement
Could women vote before 1867?
Women who owned property could.
Why would Roblin not want women to vote?
Because he believed it would break up the home and throw children into the arms of servant girls. He said that the majority of women are emotional, and if given the franchise would be a meace rather than a help.
Which was the first province to pass suffrage?
What was the military service act?
conscription of men across Canada
Which was the first group of women to get the right to vote?
serving military personal, including military nurses
Why would Borden want army wives to vote?
Because they believed that they were assisting their sons and husbands at the front because Borden was pro conscription.
When did Uniform Suffrage come into play for Canada?
When could all women vote by?
How many treaties in Saskatchewan?
Why is the pipe ceremony important?
Because they believed that it ensured trust and obligation among the persons involved. When people participate in the pipe ceremony, FN believe that there is an obligation to fulfill agreements and conduct oneself in a trustful, respectful manner.
Why was the RPC important in traty negotiations?
Becuase they were obligatied to enter into treaty negotiations.
What were three consequences of the Residential Schools?
1) FN became strangers in their own homes
2) nurturing relationships between children and parents were severed
3) they were an attack on parenthood