English people lived there
Upper Canada
They were most often Catholic
Lower Canada
A person whose first language is English
A law that forced people to serve in the army
Gave the Federal Government control over the Aboriginal people
Indian Act
Aggresive or extreme patriotism
A position that advocates seperation from Canada
The ability to speak two languages fluently
A set of rules that determines how a country will be governed
Colonists who remained loyal to Britain during the American Revolution
A policy proposes that Quebec should be an indepenedant country with strong economic ties to Canada
Sovereignty Association
The union of present-day Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick in 1867
A person whose first language is French
The name given to the parliament in Quebec
National Assembly
A vote in which the people of a country approve or reject a proposed governement law
The Charter of the French Language
Bill 101
Unite Upper and Lower Canada
Durham Report
Had to be approved by all of Canada not just the French and English
Meech Lake Accord
A group of Metis who forced a surveying team to pack up their stuff and leave
Riel Rebellion
Failed twice to seperate Quebec from Canada
Brian Mulroney
1st Governor of Quebec
Governor James Murray
Hoped that combining Upper and Lower would cause French language and culture to disappear
Lord Durham
A group that used acts of terrorism to try to force the government to seperate Quebec
A young Quebec lawyer and politician
Jean Lesage
Defender of Metis rights
Louis Riel
Was passed in 1867
A language recognized and used by the government
Official Language
Prime Minister who brought home constitution
Pierre Trudeau
First Prime Minister of Canada
John A. MacDonald
The Francophone champion of confederation
George Etienne Cartier