History Quiz / HCHS History of Canada (Basic)

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Canadian-American journalist/views on political equality led to 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion/set up Republic of Canada/later served as member of Legislative Assembly
Marjor railway system that operated in the provinces of Quebec & Ontario, and in US in Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Current name for the former British Commonwealth/intergovernmental organization of 52 member states most of which were members of British Empire
Founded 1920/both a federal and a national police force of Canada
First Prime Minister of Canada (21 yrs)/Conservative/work w/George Brown led to birth of Canada/resigned as PM over Pacific Scandal/approved execution of Louis Riel
War of 1812 engagement/Brit force under Major General Isaac Brock w/Native American allies under Tecumseh used deception to intimidate US General William Hull into surrendering
Farmer-based radical reform party founded in 1850 in Ontario/universal male suffrage, free trade, abolition of Clergy Reserves/joined Reform Party in 1857/dissolved in 1867
Founder & editor of Toronto Globe/worked w/John Macdonald toward founding of Canada but opposed his policies/opposed slavery, attacked Catholicism
Large 1919 strike in Winnepeg called by One Big Union/broken by business/political forces which destroyed One Big Union
Brief and unsuccessful uprising by the Métis people under Louis Riel and an associated uprising by First Nations Cree and Assiniboine of the District of Saskatchewan
Sequence of events that led up to the 1869 establishment of a provisional government by the Métis leader Louis Riel and his followers at the Red River Colony in Manitoba
Act of Brit Parliament/limited Parliament's authority over Canada (& other Brit Dominions)/made Canada self-governing/Parliament retained power to change Canada's constitution
Territory in Brit North America surrounding Hudson Bay/controlled by Hudson's Bay Co from 1670-1870/
Current Head of State of Canada
Current Head of Government of Canada (Prime Minister)
Branding used for Canadian television presentations of the National Hockey League/originally began in 1931 on CNR Radio network
French Jesuit missionary/worked primarily with the Huron learning language & culture/captured & tortured to death by Iroquois in 1649
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Bill of rights entrenched in the Constitution of Canada/part of Constitution Act, 1982
Iroquois word for village
French-Canadian colony conquered by Brits during Queen Anne's War in 1710/some residents left for Louisiana/became Cajuns
Year nation of Canada was founded
Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies/led both Red River & North-West Rebellions
First Nations/Native American people originally from the Northern Great Plains of North America/also known as Hohe or Nakota/were members of Iron Confederacy w/Cree Indians
Dominant politician from 1920's-30's/PM 1921-30 & 35-48/began welfare state/unity w/Prairie provinces & French Canadians/mobilization for WW2
Name for Great Depression in Canada
A government minister with no specific responsibilities/not specific to Canada/frequent in nations w/coalition govts
Group of peoples in Canada who trace their descent to First Nations peoples and European settlers
Original names of a series of Acts at the core of the constitution of Canada/enacted by Brit Parliament/1st in 1867 founding nation of Canada
1982 act/now part of Constitution of Canada/enabled Canada to alter its constitution w/out requiring approval of Brit Parliament
Title of Brit monarch's representatvie in Canada
Conference held in namesake town for representatives from the colonies of British North America to discuss Canadian Confederation/took place Sept 1-7, 1864
Current Governor General of Canada
Semi-feudal manorial system of land tenure used in the North American French colonial empire/introduced by Cardinal Richelieu in 1627/abolished by Feudal Abolition Act 1854

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