Many people in BNA were unhappy because they wasn't democratic so, Monarch made finally decision so they didn't care about BNA.
Joseph Howe was one of the famous politician of the mid-1800s.
He was a Reformer from Nova Scotia.He was elected in 1836, campaigning on a platform of support for responsible government. He published a newspaper called “Novascotian” and he believed in “Freedom of speech."
The Rebellions in Lower Canada started in 1837, they started rebellions when Government arrsted people who might start rebellions, rebellions stopped,but rebels defeated.They tried second rebellion in 1838 but this again broke out by Government.The Rebellions in Upper Canada started when they heard that British soldiers were busy with the Rebellions in Lower Canada. They can defeat easily because the militia was group of Untrained soldiers.
The Durham's report says that Britain combined upper and lower Canada into one colony and would be given Britian more control over the French.Also, that they should give responsible government to the newformed colony of Canada.
Nova Scotia would have few representatives in government, most of Nova Scotia 's wealth came from sea and some trades. They wouldn't really benefit economically from Confederation.http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c0/Flag_of_Nova_Scotia.svg
Robert Baldwin from Canada East and Louis-La fontaine from Canada West joined foces to create and Assembly strong enough to make responsible government possible.
P.E.I would have to help pay for the railway and they would have few representatives.
New Brunswick would have representatives in government, they could make a lots of money from trading if they joined Confederation because of the railway.They would have to help pay off other colonies debts and they shared a long border with USA.
Many politicians in Newfound wanted to do Confederation , main economic activity was fishing, their main trading partner is Britain.The people were concerned that they would ave to pay taxes and the cost of the railway.