12- A Country from Coast
to Coast?
HIST 124 Canada in the World
30 December 2010
Road to Confederation
• Not straight, inevitable road
• Not a destiny
In the textbook
• American Civil War, 1861-65
• Reciprocity Treaty, 1854-64
• Political deadlock in United Canada Assembly...
In the textbook
• 1864 Conferences, Charlottetown & Québec
City
• Composition of delegations
• Negociations
• Influence of...
Dominion Status
• Autonomous colony
• Complete independence in 1931
Imagining Canada
• Ideological and intellectual factors
Westward
• Expansionist vision
Westward
• To 1770s
• 1790s-1830s
• 1850s-1867
Name and Motto
• Dominion of Canada
• A Mari Usque Ad Mare
White Protestant Male
Country
• Psalm 72:8
• «He shall have dominion also from sea to sea,
and from the river unto the end...
Natives forgotten
• Article 91.25: « Indians, and Land reserved for
Indians »
12- A Country from Coast to Coast?
12- A Country from Coast to Coast?
12- A Country from Coast to Coast?
12- A Country from Coast to Coast?
12- A Country from Coast to Coast?
12- A Country from Coast to Coast?
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12- A Country from Coast to Coast?

  1. 1. 12- A Country from Coast to Coast? HIST 124 Canada in the World 30 December 2010
  2. 2. Road to Confederation • Not straight, inevitable road • Not a destiny
  3. 3. In the textbook • American Civil War, 1861-65 • Reciprocity Treaty, 1854-64 • Political deadlock in United Canada Assembly • Maritime Colonies’ economic problems
  4. 4. In the textbook • 1864 Conferences, Charlottetown & Québec City • Composition of delegations • Negociations • Influence of French Canadian Nationalists
  5. 5. Dominion Status • Autonomous colony • Complete independence in 1931
  6. 6. Imagining Canada • Ideological and intellectual factors
  7. 7. Westward • Expansionist vision
  8. 8. Westward • To 1770s • 1790s-1830s • 1850s-1867
  9. 9. Name and Motto • Dominion of Canada • A Mari Usque Ad Mare
  10. 10. White Protestant Male Country • Psalm 72:8 • «He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.»
  11. 11. Natives forgotten • Article 91.25: « Indians, and Land reserved for Indians »

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