The Prairies

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  • 1. 
    Why did the metis flee to the west?
    • A. 

      The metis didn't like the weather in Manitoba

    • B. 

      They had no land because they kept selling they're scripts

    • C. 

      The metis felt threatened because of the CPR and settlers from the east

    • D. 

      The government made them leave

  • 2. 
    What were the 3 things that Macdonald put in the National Policy?
    • A. 

      CPR, No Chinese in BC, and free trade

    • B. 

      CPR, raised tariffs, and free cows

    • C. 

      Free cows, free houses, and french as 2nd language

    • D. 

      CPR, raised tariffs, and free land

  • 3. 
    What happened during the Pacific Scandal?
    • A. 

      Macdonald gave Sir Hugh Allen the rights to the CPR in exchange for money

    • B. 

      All the fish were being fished out of the pacific ocean

    • C. 

      Mackenzie decided to have an affair with Van horne's wife

    • D. 

      The parliament was suspended because of a country emergency

  • 4. 
    What were scripts?
    • A. 

      Sheets of paper announcing the arrival of the Prime Minister

    • B. 

      Paper that proved that you were born in canada

    • C. 

      Paper that could be used to get $160 or 160 acres of land

    • D. 

      A block of wood

  • 5. 
    Who were 2 leaders of the natives during the northwest rebellion?
    • A. 

      Scarecrow and Poundmaker

    • B. 

      Wolfcry and Treehugger

    • C. 

      Wandering Spirit and Lone Wolf

    • D. 

      Big Bear and poundmaker

  • 6. 
    What were the natives promised when they signed the 7 treaties?
    • A. 

      Houses and farms

    • B. 

      Tools and pemmican

    • C. 

      Coal, clothes and chickens

    • D. 

      Tools, supplies, and animals

  • 7. 
    What happened during the Battle of Batoche?
    • A. 

      Troops built camp south of Batoche, and the canadians attacked the metis day after day and eventually they gave up

    • B. 

      The canadians lost many men while the metis succeeded in their rebellion

    • C. 

      The natives got in a fight with the metis and they started battling with them at batoche

  • 8. 
    Who were the NWMP?
    • A. 

      The NWMP were formed to police the northwest area

    • B. 

      The NWMP were fur traders in the northwest area

    • C. 

      The NWMP were formed by the canadian government

    • D. 

      A and b are right

  • 9. 
    Who was william van horne?
    • A. 

      He was a dutch man who came to canada to become a senator

    • B. 

      He was a man who came to canada to invest in businesses

    • C. 

      He was the manager of the CPR and made the men work harder

    • D. 

      He was the prime minister of canada

  • 10. 
    What problems did the metis face when migrating westward?
    • A. 

      There were still no buffalo

    • B. 

      The hunting rules were very strict, there was a decline in the buffalo population, and the canadians believed that the metis were inferior

    • C. 

      They couldn't find any land to settle on and the government was still chasing them away

    • D. 

      They had problems setting up camps, the people didn't accept them, and the buffalo were gone