Louis Riel

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Louis Riel was born in the Red River Settlement (in what is now Manitoba)

1844

Louis was as a leader among the Métis of the Red River area

1868

established Man. as a province, provided protection for French language rights.

1869

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he headed a provisional government, which would eventually negotiate the Manitoba Act with the Canadian government. The Act established Manitoba as a province and provided some protection for French language rights.

LR was asked by a Métis to present their grievances to the C.G

1884

C.G means canadian government
LR is louis riel

Riel was asked by a delegation from the community of Métis from the south branch of the Saskatchewan River to present their grievances to the Canadian government. The federal government ignored Métis concerns.

Métis patience was exhausted and a provisional government was declared.

1885

Riel surrendered to Canadian forces

may 15, 1885

Riel was increasingly influenced by his belief that he was chosen to lead the Métis people. On May 15, shortly after the fall of Batoche, Riel surrendered to Canadian forces and was taken to Regina to stand trial for treason.

Louis Riel was hanged in Regina

November 16, 1885