Final Prep.Part One

Final Prep.Part One - History 2773 Final Prep Part One...

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History 2773 Final Prep Part One (20%) Terms Robert Baldwin Toronto Lawyer who joined the Executive Council in Feb 1841 after the Durham Report recommending the union of Upper and Lower Canada. Later resigning after the governer refused to grant responsible government, he joined L-H Lafontaine as the opposition. These two worked together to form the government frorm 1842-1843 where they were responsible for reforming the Upper Canada school system, moving the capital from Kingston to Montreal and drafting a bill to create U of T. The came back into power from 1848 to 1851 where this government was referred to as “The Great Ministry”. Baldwins most significant contributions were the reform of the Upper Canada judiciary and forming U of T. Selkirk Settlement A settlement formed by Thomas Douglas in the fertile valley of the Red River. In 1812, the first group of Scottish and Irish settlers arrived from Hudson’s Bay. The Metis and Nor’westers were jealous and fighting broke out, but the colony was established permanently in 1817 when Douglas arrived with a force and ended the fighting. This is significant because it was the first permanent settlement on the
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course HIST 2773 taught by Professor Macdonald during the Fall '08 term at Acadia.

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Final Prep.Part One - History 2773 Final Prep Part One...

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