France passes a law that created The Sovereign Council of Quebec. This made New France a province and allowed for a civil government.
The British take over New France. The Royal Proclamation sets civils laws for Quebec.
Approval of French civil law and to allow the practice of the Roman Catholic religion.
Quebec split into 2 provinces: Upper and Lower Canada. Both have an executive council and an elected assembly. They had a "Representative Government" but not a "Responsible Government".
Mackenzie was against the Family Compact. Papineau was against the Chateau Clique. They demanded for a resonsible government.
Lord Durham recommended reuniting the provinces. He wants to not use French and get it eliminated. Also, he wants a responsible government.
Province of Canada was Canada East and Canada West. By 1848, responsible government is established but it did not represent the different populations in Canada East and Canada West.
The British North America Act (BNA Act) joins New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada East and Canada West. This created a strong Federal government to help prevent civil war in the US. There was a division of roles between Federal and Provincial government. In the Federal government, the seats were based on Rep by Pop (representation by population).
Canada got control of its foreign policy for the first time.
Canada officially becomes its own country. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is added to Canada's Constitution.