Questions About The Creation Of British Columbia

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  • 1. 
    Who was the first Governor of British Columbia?
    • A. 

      Louis Riel

    • B. 

      John A. MacDonald

    • C. 

      James Douglas

    • D. 

      Bob McKenzie

  • 2. 
    Why was Victoria established?
    • A. 

      Because America took over BC

    • B. 

      HBC needed another trading post

    • C. 

      Canada wanted to explore further west

    • D. 

      The Oregon Territory was split between US and Canada so the Canadians needed a new fort

  • 3. 
    When did the Gold Rush begin?
    • A. 

      1869

    • B. 

      1858

    • C. 

      1849

    • D. 

      1911

  • 4. 
    Why was the main reason BC joined confederation?
    • A. 

      They were in debt from the Gold Rush

    • B. 

      J-Mac was really convincing

    • C. 

      They found it beneficial for all parties involved

    • D. 

      Everyone else was joining so they decided to join as well

  • 5. 
    What was the capital of the original British Columbia?
    • A. 

      Vancouver

    • B. 

      Burnaby

    • C. 

      Port Moody

    • D. 

      New Westminster

  • 6. 
    Why did the Chinese come to BC?
    • A. 

      Because it's the best place on earth

    • B. 

      Ontario and Quebec were too far away

    • C. 

      Problems in China

    • D. 

      They wanted to explore the world

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