The diff between negative liberties and positive rights. Americanization and the other two things shown in class. Some things should be decided in the political arena rather than in the courts. Quasi constitutional: we demand that we have elections. Consequences of fptp (first past the post) (smps - single member plurality system) 1. i. ii. iii. iv. v. vi. vii. Not everybody who had the vote, still has the vote now (women). If you were allowed to vote in provincial elections, then you were allowed to vote in federal ones and each province had different standards. Some laws said you had to own property of a certain value in a certain area. Some laws said you had to be literate in one of seven languages. There were also staggered elections and the gov decided when the elections would be held. They would vote when it was most convenient for a certain party.