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Department
History
Course
HIST261
Professor
Margaret Rockwell
Semester
Winter

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HIST 261: Red River Settlement                                                                                                     1 Red River Settlement, Confederation and Rebellion January 12 2014 Manitoba Act: ● 1.4 million acres of land for metis children Afterwards, saw a lot of economic hardships, people would move from ontario and live on metis own  land,  a lot of metis people left. Manitoba became a province in 1870, overwhelming majority was metis In 1879 Joseph Royal attempted to use the simmering Metis/French­ Canadian discontent to bring  down the Norquay­led government and take Norquay's place as premier. His attempt backfired,  however, and Norquay forced the resignation of French­Canadian representatives from his cabinet and  threw his political fortunes in with the English Canadians in the legislature. The Manitoba legislature was  for the first time polarized along distinct English­French lines. In the legislation that followed, French  rights were ignored: French printing was suspended, a redistribution based on representation by  population was passed,” 1) Why did the French Metis find it more difficult to adapt to the new order th
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