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History Notes Louis Riel Rebellion 1869-1885 Manitoba 1869- dominion bought Rupert’s Land Metis formed their own government and defied the Dominion’s 1870- forced their way into Dominion Aftermath Settlers began to arrive Metis were forced to leave Went back to Saskatchewan Valley Called Louis Riel back to aid them The Native Leaders Poundmaker Born in 1842 Native name- Pitikwahanapiwiyin Political leader Greatest hunter at that day Thought that Christianity brought bad luck Practiced aboriginal beliefs Big Bear Born in 1825 Native name- Mistahimaskwa 1871- leading chief of Prairie River people which was a new nation of French Hudson Bay Company employees and natives The Canadian Pacific Railway Cornelius Van Horne was in charge of building railway CPR often described as a steel ribbon stretching from British Columbia to Ontario $92 million was spent on railway employees paid $1.50/week 15 years to build Law Marches Into The West 1874 Fort Whoop-Up Construction of forts began in west 3-4 people occupied the fort No whiskey Indians moved out of plains Traders were warned of Colonel Macleod’s advance party June 16 th - began march across prairie to Fort Dufferin
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August 7 th - first death occurred, died by fever
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course MATH 125 taught by Professor Richardgreen during the Spring '10 term at Aberystwyth University.

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