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what is democracy

a system of government in which the people of a nation are involved in decision making

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what is representative democracy

A form of government in which citizens elect people to make decisions for them

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what is responsible government

in canada, government that must answer to elected representatives

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what does rep by pop stand for

representation by population

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what is representation by population

a system in which elected members all represent the same number of people The greater the number of people the more power the country has.

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what Is federalism

a system of government in which a central government has power over local and regional matters,.

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what is manifest destiny

An American belifef that it is the natual right of the Untied States ti control all of North America.

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what is consensus

An agreement reached by a group as a whole.

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Why did Canadas west want Rep by Pop in the 1850s

1. because the Canadians were outvoted of matters that were important to them
2. the Canadian started talking about dividing the province of Canada they wanted rep by pop

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what comes first in the federal government table

governor General

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what does the governor general do

represents the monarch

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what comes second in the federal government table

Cabinet and the house of commons

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what is the cabinet

led by the prime minister

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what is the house of commons in the federal government table

elected by people

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what is the last on the federal government table

people

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what do the people do in the federal government table

elect members of the house of commons

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what resources were found during the gold age

coal
lumber
fish
grains

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what was the golden age

the golden age was something that was a term from thee maritimes. It meant the age of of wind, wood and sail.

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what are the maritime provinces

PEI, Nova Scotia, and new Brunswick

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what are some powers that the federal government had

taxation
First Nations
defence

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what are some powers that the provincial government had

education
hospital
courts
police

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what does BC stand for and what year Did it join confederation

British Colombia 1871

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what does AB stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Alberta 1905

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what does Sk stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Saskatchewan 1905

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what does MB stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Manitoba 1870

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what does ON stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Ontario 1867

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what does QC stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Quebec 1867

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what does NB stand for and what year Did it join confederation

New Brunswick 1867

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what does NS stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Nova Scotia 1867

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what does PE stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Prince Edward island 1873

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what does NL stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Newfoundland and Labrador 1949

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what does YT stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Yukon Territory 1898

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what does NT stand for and what year Did it join confederation

Northwest Territories 1870

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what doe NU stand for and what year did it join confederation

Nunavut 1999