Social Studies 10: Quest 1815 To 1837

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Social Studies 10: Quest 1815 To 1837

Mr. Hamlin's Social Studies 10 - Chapter 1 Quiz - 1815 - 1837


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After the Constitutional Act of 1791, Canada was split in two. The region shown with the number 1 was known as ____________.
    • A. 

      Upper Canada

    • B. 

      British North America

    • C. 

      York

    • D. 

      Lower Canada

  • 2. 
    The region indicated by the number 2 was known as ______________________________.
  • 3. 
    The region of English speaking Canada was know was Upper Canada because......
    • A. 

      People felt they were of an upper class

    • B. 

      Citizens were confused but the name stuck

    • C. 

      They were located upriver from Quebec

    • D. 

      They felt things were looking up for them

  • 4. 
    Someone who is of both French and Native ancestry is known as a ________________
    • A. 

      Iroquois

    • B. 

      Half-blood

    • C. 

      M├ętis

    • D. 

      Cajun

  • 5. 
    In these days the fur trade was controlled by two major companies one was the Hudson's Bay Company the other was _________________.
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria Fur Company

    • B. 

      Woodward's Trading Company

    • C. 

      North West Company

    • D. 

      Quebec Fur Company

  • 6. 
    Due to legal priviledge, these two companies almost exclusively controlled the fur trade in Canada. When one or two companies have control like this, it is know as a _______________.
    • A. 

      Jeopardy

    • B. 

      Monopoly

    • C. 

      Insider Trading

    • D. 

      Risk

  • 7. 
    When settlers arrived from overseas one of their first tasks was to _______________.
    • A. 

      Make friends

    • B. 

      Buy furniture

    • C. 

      Go to school

    • D. 

      Clear their land

  • 8. 
    On average how much land could one family clear in one year?
    • A. 

      1 hectare

    • B. 

      1 acre

    • C. 

      10 hectares

    • D. 

      25 acres

  • 9. 
    What was usually the first building to be built in a new village?
    • A. 

      General store

    • B. 

      Library

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Barn

  • 10. 
    This type of economy exists when people trades goods or services instead of using money.
    • A. 

      Financial

    • B. 

      Barter

    • C. 

      Investment

    • D. 

      Democratic

  • 11. 
    In Upper Canada, the ruling class were member's of an elite group known as the ____________
    • A. 

      Chateau Clique

    • B. 

      Chateau Compact

    • C. 

      Family Clique

    • D. 

      Family Compact

  • 12. 
    The Family Compact made up most of the members of the Governor's ________________
    • A. 

      Executive Council

    • B. 

      Legislative Council

    • C. 

      Elected Representatives

    • D. 

      House of Commons

  • 13. 
    What was going on in Great Britain that made people want to leave and move to Canada? 
    • A. 

      Overpopulation

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Poor working conditions

    • D. 

      Pollution

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In Canada, people were making a lot of money by buying land cheaply and reselling it at a higher price without having to spend hardly any money of their own. These people were know as ____________________.
    • A. 

      Real Estate Agents

    • B. 

      Seigneurs

    • C. 

      Land Speculators

    • D. 

      Property Managers

  • 15. 
    Another problem was that much of the good land was already bought and controlled by these two groups: ______________ and __________________
    • A. 

      Crown and clergy

    • B. 

      Crown and glory

    • C. 

      Clergy and Family Compact

    • D. 

      Rich people and seigneurs

  • 16. 
    The term "Crown" refers to whom?
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      Queen

    • C. 

      Fashion item

    • D. 

      Top of the head

  • 17. 
    The term "Clergy" refers to ____________
  • 18. 
    A country that is "democratic, without a monarch as head of state" is known as __________
  • 19. 
    The packed ships coming over from England loaded with immigrants were known as __________________.
    • A. 

      Death boats

    • B. 

      Coffin ships

    • C. 

      Graveyard ships

    • D. 

      Doom boats

  • 20. 
    A key person who helped thousands escape on the Underground Railroad was _______________
    • A. 

      Malcolm X

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • C. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • D. 

      Hariet Tubman

  • 21. 
    Most slaves escaping on the Underground Railroad were coming from __________________.
    • A. 

      The Southern U.S.A.

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      The Bahamas

  • 22. 
    A  _________________________ government is one in which representatives are elected by people to make laws on their behalf.
    • A. 

      Responsible

    • B. 

      Reactive

    • C. 

      Representative

    • D. 

      Reprehensible

  • 23. 
    A __________________ government can be voted out if elected representatives fail to please a majority of the people who elected them.
    • A. 

      Representative

    • B. 

      Responsible

    • C. 

      Reactive

    • D. 

      Reprehensible

  • 24. 
    In the governments of Upper and Lower Canada, this group is elected by the people.
    • A. 

      Executive Council

    • B. 

      House of Commons

    • C. 

      Legislative Assembly

    • D. 

      Elected council

  • 25. 
    In the governments of Upper and Lower Canada, this group is appointed by the Governor.
    • A. 

      Legislative Assembly

    • B. 

      House of Commons

    • C. 

      Executive Council

    • D. 

      Senate

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