22.3.5

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  1. The Emergence of a Canadian Naiton
    Treay of Paris
    • a.      Treaty of Paris in 1763: Canada (New France) given to British
    •                                                               i.      1800: most Canadians favored more autonmy, although colonists disagreed on the form it should take
    • 1.      Upper Canada (now Ontario) was English- speaking, while Lower Canada (now Quebec) was French
    • a.      Dramatic increase in immigration to Canda from Great Britain fueled desire for self-government
  2. 1837
    •                                                               i.      1837: number of Canadian groups rebelled against British authority
    • 1.      Rebels in Lower Canada demanded separation from Britain, creation of a republic, universal male suffrage, and freedom of the press
    • a.      Although rebellions were crushed, the British government wanted to satisfy their demands
  3. Turning point
    • a.      American Civil War was turning point
    •                                                               i.      Fearful of American designs on Canada during war and eager to reduce costs of maintain the colonies, the British government finally capitulated to Canadian demands 
  4. 1867
    • 1.      1867: parliament established the Canadian union—the Dominion of Canada—with its own constitution
    • a.      Canada now had parliamentary system and ruled itself, although foreign affairs still remained under British control

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