Constitution Assignment

Timeline

1759: Battle of the Plain of Abraham

1759

1763: British Assimilation - Royal Proclamation

1763

1774: Quebec Act

1774

1791: Constitutional Act

1791

Creates Upper & Lower Canada

1838: Lord Durhams Report

1838

1840: Act of Union incorporates Lord Durhams ideas

1840

1864: 72 Resolutions passed

1864

Basis for BNA Act

1867: Confederations - British North America Act

1867

1870: Red River Rebellion

1870

1882: Judicial Council of the Privy Council Decisions

1882

Russell & Hodge v. Regina

1885: Northwest Rebellion

1885

Execution of Louis Riel

1887: First Interprovincial Conference

1887

1890: Manitoba Schools Act

1890

1913: Regulation 17 in Ontario

1913

1917: Conscription Crisis - First World War

1917

1931: Statute of Westminster

1931

1936: New Brunswick rejects Kings amending formula

1936

1937: Rowell-Sirois - Dominion Provincial Relations

1937

1944: Conscription Crisis - Second World War

1944

1960: Start of Quiet Revolution

1960

1961: Quebec rejects Fulton amending formula

1961

1964: Fulton-Favreau amending formula

1964

1970: October Crisis

1970

1971: Victoria Charter

1971

1976: Separatist Parti Quebecois elected in Quebec

1976

1977: Bill 101 in Quebec

1977

1980: Referendum on Sovereignty - Association

1980

1982: The Constitution is patriated

1982

1987: Meech Lake Accord signed by Quebec

1987

June 23

1990: Failure to Ratify Meech Lake Accord

1990