Class Notes (839,590)
Canada (511,419)
CANS 200 (36)

Building a Liberal State

3 Pages

Canadian Studies
Course Code
CANS 200
Elsbeth Anne Heaman

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Building a Liberal State Responsible Government to Confederation3 Main Points Durham report leads to responsible government colonial self rule in 1849Selfrule turns into massive spending spree now that Canadians have control of purse strings for the first timeEconomic political crisis by the 1860s that will lead to Confederation on terms that permit John A Macdonald a long hegemonyAftermath of the Rebellions of 18378 Britain determined to crack down on Lower CanadaLord Durham is sent to govern and investigate whats wrong He soon resigns but publishes a famous report advocating o 1 Union of the Canadas to assimilate the French o 2 Responsible government colonial self rule o Great Britain enacts 1 but not 2Lord Durham provides the definitive argument that people should rule themselves Elsewhere hes a hero In CanadaFrench Canadian culture is void of anyShould be abolished o Combine them in a union of the Canadas Put upper and lower Canada together and give them the same number of seats the French Canadians will be outvotedTheres room to dispute Durhams intentions If FrenchCanadian reformers genuinely want selfgovernme
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.