Immigration into the Red River Valley increases.
This is a bad thing for the Metis because this meant that they had lost some power over their land.
This is a positive thing for the Government because it means they've gained some control over the region.
Rupert's Land is sold by the HBC to the Government.
This is a negative on the Metis side because their land and home has been sold to a more powerful force.
This is a positive for the Government because they now have more land, which means expansion of the country.
Louis Riel Returns to the Red River and forms the National Metis Committee
This is a positive for the Metis because now they have more of a voice, giving them a higher source of power.
This is a negative for the Government because the Metis are now a stronger force, and are opposing the collection of the land they've purchased.
Riel takes Schultz into custody, executes Thomas Scott.
This was a positive for the Metis because they had gained the upper hand. They had control over that area, and had proved it. It was clear that they were a force to be reckoned with now.
This was a negative for the government, because they now had more to deal with. It wasn't a matter of just taking the land now. They had to seem as though they were doing the right thing but everything pointed to them being in the wrong.
This was a positive for the Metis because now their land was guaranteed, they could deal with themselves and keep themselves governed how they please.
This was a positive for the Government as well, because they had the land guaranteed to themselves as well. They didn't have to worry about rebellio0n anymore.
Riel is voted as political advisor and leader.
This was a positive for the Metis because they have a leader and are now organized again.
This is a negative for the government because Riel was recognized as a murderer, due to the execution of Thomas Scott.
They take hostages and cut the telegraph lines at Clarke's Crossing.
This is a positive for the Metis because they have begun to make an impression.
This is a negative for the government because they've lost an important resource.
Cree nation kills indian agent and 8 other white people.
Riel gives up and is sent to Regina.
This is a negative for the Metis, for they had lost their leader, and they knew they had lost.
This was a positive for the government because they had gotten a terrorist,
Riel is hanged in Regina for treason.