The shift from representative Government to Responsible Government

Respresentative government to responsible government time line 1830-1855

Representative Government to Responsible Government

1830 - 1855

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The need for change

The need for change

1830 - 1835

Many people in BNA was unhappy. because the monarch made all decisions, and didn't care about BNA. so, they were unhappy

The impact of Joseph

The impact of Joseph Howe

1835 - 1837

The Joseph Howe published a newspaper called novasation.On New year's Day in 1835, he published a letter in hisnewspaper that critized how the magistrates in halifax were spending public money.

The Rebilions in Lower and Upper Canada

The Rebellions in Lower and Upper Canada

1837 - 1838

The Upper Canadians rebellions knew that British soldiers were busy with the rebellions in Lower Canada, so they tried their own rebellion.
The result was the Millitia easily defeated the Rebels.

Lord Durham's Report

Lord Durham's Report

1838 - 1847

It say Britain took Lord Durham's first piece of advice and joined Canada East or West into one colony calles the Colony of Canada.

Reponsible Government Achieved in Nova Scotia

Reponsible Government Achieved in Nova Scotia

1847 - 1848

Nova Scotia would have few representatives in governmet.

Responsible Government in Provine of Canada

Responsible Government in Provine of Canada

1848 - 1851

Reformers in Canada East and Canada West had so many differences of opinion that it seemed they could never agree on how to run a government.

Responsible Government in New Brunswick

Responsible Government in New Brunswick

1854 - 1855

Britain agreed to this change in 1854,and New Brunswick's first premier was Charles Fisher.

Responsible Government in Newfoundland

Responsible Government in Newfoundland

1855