HIS263Y1 Lecture : resisting confederation

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East quebec: the term they settled on for canada was dominion , one hypothesis-one of the key fathers of confederation, samuel leonard. Tilley, came across the 72nd psalm in his bible-talks about god having dominion from sea to sea-he identifies this as an appropriate term: terminology speaks to the deep religious conviction of authorities like. Tilley: has an important constitutional significance-dominion is suitable because. Great britain remained in control of canada"s external affairs. tupper felt that confederation would be beneficial in nova scotia. Felt that an inter-colonial railway would attach the maritimes to the larger markets. Recognized that as a result of joseph howe"s anti-confederation arguments there was considerable opposition. tupper decides to hold a vote on whether confederation should be adopted. tupper forces a vote and prevents a meaningful debate over. as a result of this vote, confederation was ratified.

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