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SS10 Ch2 P3 p65-72
SS10 Ch2 P3 p65-72 Colonial Government and the Need for Reform
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Social Studies
10th Grade
10/25/2015

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Term
oligarchy
Definition
The government in Upper and Lower Canada was run by small groups of powerful men called an:
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Responsible
Definition
Type of government that can be replaced or voted out if they fail to please the people.
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Representative
Definition
Type of government made up of officials elected to office by the people who make laws on their behalf.
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Legislative Assembly
Definition
Laws passed by this group in Upper and Lower Canada could be vetoed by both the governor and the two appointed councils.
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Crown & clergy reserves, land speculations, road building
Definition
Three major concerns for the ordinary citizens of Upper Canada.
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Robert Gourlay
Definition
This land agent was arrested and exiled out of the colony after he surveyed farmers, drew up a list of grievances and a petition demanding change.
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William Lyon Mackenzie
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This radical reformer was an argumentative man who strongly criticized government, published the Colonial Advocate, and was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1828.
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Corrupt
Definition
In the 1830s voting was not by secret ballot and was very:
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False
Definition
True or False In the 1830s all male citizens were able to vote.
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English, French
Definition
A problem which existed in Lower Canada but not in Upper Canada was a split between these two groups of people.
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Ch√Ęteau Clique
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The wealthy elite who controlled Lower Canada mostly made up of English-speaking merchants.
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English-speaking
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French Canadians in Lower Canada feared the British might bring in more of these immigrants into their colony.
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Quebec
Definition
Lower Canada is part of this province in Canada.
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Lower Canada
Definition
Farmers in this colony were faced with less arable land, soil that was less fertile, and were only able to grow enough crops to feed their families.
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discrimination, taxes, government representation
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Issues that concerned the reformers in Lower Canada.
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False
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True or False Leaders of the reform movement in Lower Canada were French.
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culture
Definition
In 1822 when the government attempted to unite Upper and Lower Canada, the French felt like it was an attack on French society and ____________.
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rebel
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As a result of the British government rejecting a petition from the Lower Canada reformers they decided to:
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