Confederation Achieved

50 %
50 %
Information about Confederation Achieved

Published on April 13, 2008

Author: brhughes

Source: slideshare.net

Building A Confederation Achieved Nation

Towards Confederation • Before 1867, with the exception of Canada East and Canada West, the colonies of British North America were completely separate • Citizens of each colony were British subjects, and Britain was responsible for their well-being and defence • Colonies were only interested in Confederation if they received favourable terms

“Deal,” not “Ideal” • When Confederation was proposed, the colonies wanted to know how the deal would benefit them • Although Macdonald favoured a strong national government with limited powers for the provinces, very few colonial politicians agreed with this idea • People who lived outside central Canada were not excited about the idea of being ruled by a government in central Canada

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Confederation - The Canadian Encyclopedia

Chicago 16 th Edition. Waite, P.B.. "Confederation." In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada, 1985—. Article published September 23, 2013
Read more

Confederation Achieved! - Digital learning and Curriculum ...

Colonial Decisions Province of Canada – YES – Confederation more popular in Canada West than Canada East New Brunswick – YES Nova Scotia – YES
Read more

When was the Canadian Confederation Achieved?

Canadian Confederation was achieved on July 1st 1867.
Read more

How was confederation finally achieved - Answers - The ...

Confederation was achieved as a result of long discussion and debate. Ultimately it was compromise that created the Confederation.
Read more

Confederation Achieved!! The Charlottetown, Quebec and ...

Confederation Achieved!! The Charlottetown, Quebec and London Conferences History #3.
Read more

Confederation | Our Country, Our Parliament

Confederation. Canada became a nation, the Dominion of Canada, in 1867. Before that, British North America was made up of a few provinces, ...
Read more

Articles of Confederation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, were an agreement among all thirteen original states in the ...
Read more

Confederation Achieved - Nova Scotia Department of Education

Confederation Achieved! On July 1, 1867 Canada officially became a country. (Canada Day) The first Prime Minister was John A. MacDonald. The British ...
Read more

Articles of Confederation - United States American History

The role of Articles of Confederation in the history of the United States of America.
Read more