the english defeated the french and took control of quebec city.
gave legal recongnition of aboriginals by defining reserve land and establishing a constitutional framework for treaties.
treaty of paris
france relinquished almost all of its territory in north america
act of union
upper and lower canada were joined together!
Guaranteed rights to french canadians by ststing by protecting there property possessions and recongnizing system of land tenure, french civil law, commerce, traditional inheritance rights and women's property rights.
american declaration of independence
the thirteen colonies breaks free of great britain and officially becomes a country.
to satisy loyalists who dislike the quebec act, two colonies were carved out of quebec- upper and lower canada.
war of 1812
the united states wanted to drive the british out of north america; prompted beginning of canadian community. the white house was burnt down!
upper and lower canada rebellions
attempts to overthrow the corrupt goverments in upper and lower canada (rebellions were unsuccessful)
recommended responsble government and recommended the union of upper and lower canada.
responsiable government adopted
the executive branch of government was made responsiable to the elected legislature in canada