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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y1
Professor
Mc Kim
Semester
Fall

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October 12, 2010 The Aftermath of the Conquest Remembering the Conquest Differing perspectives (history consists of 2 things: what happened, what people said happened; important themes of the conquest: language, religion, referendum, differing legal systems, Wolofs victory; William Kingsford: conquest was not a bad thing for the French-Canadian people, new France was backward, unenterprising, oppressive; births regime according to Kingsford, was dynamic, prosperous, progressive, free; according to Kingsford, freedom and independence are associated with manliness; from the French-Canadian perspective, conquest was not liberation, but communal or national humiliation, and resulted in bringing on Anglo-speaking people who attempted to do away with French-Canadian distinctiveness; the conquest is still a powerful memory in the perspective of the French-speaking people) The Events of 1763 Treaty of Paris ( 1763 treaty of Paris, France hands over Canada to Britain, France pulls the plug on its north American empire, Britain was unsure of they wanted Canada, rather have a French island in the Caribbean, decide to take Canada, how could they turn the French people into British subjects, pursuing assimilation: British w
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