Socials Studies Quiz - Northwest To 1870

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Quiz for Mr. Chan's social studies final. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Between __________ and __________, the HBC began negotiations to transfer over Rupert's Land to the Canadian government.
    • A. 

      1857 - 1858

    • B. 

      1897 - 1898

    • C. 

      1877 - 1878

    • D. 

      1867 - 1868

  • 2. 
    Why were the Metis angry with the HBC for selling Rupert's Land?
    • A. 

      Because they didn't get any compensation.

    • B. 

      Because they didn't consult with them.

    • C. 

      Because they didn't like the white people.

    • D. 

      Because the HBC wanted to settle land.

  • 3. 
    Who was the leader of the Metis National Commitee?
    • A. 

      Thomas Scott

    • B. 

      William McDougall

    • C. 

      John Schultz

    • D. 

      Louis Riel

    • E. 

      Gabriel Dumont

  • 4. 
    What did Thomas Scott do to the Metis while in prison?
    • A. 

      He shot them.

    • B. 

      He physically abused Louis Riel.

    • C. 

      He physically and verbally abused his guards, and threatened the life of Riel.

    • D. 

      He helped Schultz escape.

  • 5. 
    What happened to the Riel after the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      He dispatched 1200 Metis to the capital.

    • B. 

      He was executed.

    • C. 

      He was exiled from Canada, and spent 15 years in the US.

    • D. 

      He was captured by Colonel Wolseley.

  • 6. 
    Who is Louis Riel?
    • A. 

      Born in 1884

    • B. 

      Son of Louis Riel Sr.

    • C. 

      Literate and well-educated lawyer.

    • D. 

      Fluent in French and English.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    What wasn't part of the Metis List of Rights?
    • A. 

      People have the right to elect their own leader.

    • B. 

      A free homestead and a predemption Land Law.

    • C. 

      The Metis would not be part of Canada.

    • D. 

      To have a fair and full representation in the Canadian Parliament.

    • E. 

      The Military would be composed of the inhabitants now existing in the Territory.

  • 8. 
    What was Thomas Scott's role in the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      His death was used against the Metis by Schultz.

    • B. 

      His death was used against the Metis by MacDonald.

    • C. 

      He was the leader of the Red River Rebellion.

    • D. 

      His death was used against the Metis by McDougall.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    What was the provisional government's role in the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      It was used to maintain order and negotiate an agreement by which the territory surrounding the Red River Settlement could enter Confederation as Alberta.

    • B. 

      It was used to maintain order and negotiate an agreement by which the territory surrounding the Red River Settlement could enter Confederation as British Columbia.

    • C. 

      It was used to maintain order and negotiate an agreement by which the territory surrounding the Red River Settlement could enter Confederation as Saskatchewan.

    • D. 

      It was used to maintain order and negotiate an agreement by which the territory surrounding the Red River Settlement could enter Confederation as Northwest Territories.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    What is a component of the Red River Rebellion?
    • A. 

      During the Summer of 1869, Riel organized bands of the Metis to observe and confront the surveryers.

    • B. 

      Riel forms the Metis National Committee.

    • C. 

      Several Metis under Riel's command occupied Fort Garry and seized munitions.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.