France passes an Edict that creates 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 of 1763 sets out civil laws for Quebec
Authorized the use of French civil law and permitting the free exercise of the Roman Catholic religion. This act is the original legal source of Quebec's subsequent position affirming its continuing recognition as a distinct society in North America.
This divided Quebec into two provinces: Upper and Lower Canada. Both provinces had a governor, executive council and an elected assembly. Had "Representative Government" but not "Responsible Government".
Mackenzie against Family Compact. Papineau against Chateau Clique. They demand for responsible government.
Recommended the following:
Reunite the provinces. French language was not to be used. Goal was to assimilate the French.
Province of Canada created: Canada East and Canada West.
By 1848 responsible government is established but it was not representative of the difference in populations between Canada East and Canada West.
Only men who own property are allowed to vote.
The British North America Act (BNA Act). It joined New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada East and Canada West. They are united by and under a strong Federal government to help prevent civil war like in the US.
Dvision of roles between the Federal government and the Provincial governments.
Seats in the Federal government based on the rep by population of each province.
It was a tax that the government charged in each chinese person who tried to come to Canada and it was growing for years. Started at $500 to $800. Also known as chinese banned.
Women in Manitoba become the first in Canada win the right to vote in provincial elections.
Captured the hill and took power of it. The Canadians pushed the German back and about a year and a half later World War One ended.
This gave Canada control of its foreign for the first time (Prior to this the British decided Canada's foreign policy).
Native people won the right to vote.
Canada gets a new red-and-white, maple leaf flag.
The new flag is inaugurated.
The votting age is reduced from 21 to 18
He died in the middle of his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope. Terry Fox raises about $25 million dollars for cancer research and cancer kids.
Canada officially becomes its own country. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is added to Canada's Constitution.