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Tuesday nov 4 - Tuesday November 6 2007 Confederation Part 1 Politics There was a lot of political upheaval between 1864 and Government changed 10

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Tuesday, November 6, 2007 Confederation: Part 1 Politics There was a lot of political upheaval between 1864 and Government changed 10 times By 1860 political stalemate occurred due to regional differences between Canada east and west o No political parties were able to win a majority vote in the legislative assembly o Financial problems, infrastructure were addressed o This dead lock paved the way for confederation o Made people think of what was needed to advance the colony o Britain was leaning heavily on Canadian gout to find a solution 3 options to address political dead lock o Dissolve the union of the Canada’s o Representation by population rather the rep by region Population outnumbered that of Canada east Before was greater then west Thought that the power would be given to the east breaking dead lock o Federation- the smaller governments holding local power unionized by a centralized government which controls all aspects of economy, religion etc. Wanted more local controls over a larger one Double majority vote The different regions were beginning to move apart due to the language differences The country was leaving behind its pioneer days o Railways were developing which tied places together o People in Canada west felt more connected with each other o Cities were starting to develop- Toronto, a commercial city with ports
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course HISTORY 2203 taught by Professor None during the Spring '07 term at UWO.

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Tuesday nov 4 - Tuesday November 6 2007 Confederation Part 1 Politics There was a lot of political upheaval between 1864 and Government changed 10

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