Sir Charles Tupper
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No troops were allowed to go to South Africa.
They enacted conscription in order to provide the troops requested by Britain.
They equipped and transported a volunteer force, which then became Britain's responsibility.
They sent large sums of money to Great Britain, but no troops.
They provided a small navy to help support the British fleet
Prohibiting French Catholics to settle in Northern Ontario.
Making French instruction mandatory for all Ontario school children.
Making English the only official language in Ontario schools
Allowing French language instruction only if 10 or more students were French
Ensuring French Canadians could not hold high government positions
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The United States was willing to negotiate reciprocity with Canada.
The Alaska boundary dispute showed we could not always trust Great Britain to act in our best interest.
Canadians distrusted Americans and American motives through Laurier's term.
The successful negotiation of reciprocity opened trade doors between the United States and Canada that are still strong today.
Relations with the United States were slowly getting better during the first part of the century.
The world was in a depression and there was no demand for Canadian goods.
Canada was spending too much money bailing out bankrupt railway schemes.
Immigration to Canada had stalled, keeping the Prairies from growing.
Canada's population was too small for industry to grow.
Canada was still too dependant upon Britain as a trading partner.
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They could learn English easily.
They were used to severe winters.
They were landless, so were easily attracted by promises of free land.
They would easily swear oaths of allegiance to Canada.
They were used to farming land similar to that of the Canadian Prairies
He angered Canadians by refusing to participate in the Boer War.
His policy on reciprocity was not as popular as he thought.
French Canada was upset over the creation of the Canadian navy.
English Canada was upset over the creation of the Canadian navy.
Laurier insisted on supporting bankrupt railway companies.