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  • 1. 

    What is a colony?

    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that a colony is an overseas possession of another country where the owning country uses the land for their own purpose. This implies that a colony is a territory or area that is controlled and governed by a foreign power, typically for economic or strategic reasons. The owning country exercises political, economic, and military control over the colony, often exploiting its resources and imposing its own laws and customs.

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  • 2. 

    Upper Canada is...

    • A.

      Furthur down the Saint Lawerance near ontario

    • B.

      Near Quebec

    • C.

      In the united states of america

    Correct Answer
    A. Furthur down the Saint Lawerance near ontario
    Explanation
    Upper Canada is located further down the Saint Lawrence River, near Ontario. This region was situated in what is now present-day southern Ontario, Canada. It was established as a British colony in 1791 and served as a political entity separate from Lower Canada (now Quebec). Upper Canada played a significant role in the development of Canada as it attracted Loyalists during the American Revolution and became a hub for British immigrants. The location near Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River made it a strategic area for trade and transportation.

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  • 3. 

    The Gentry are the lower class of Britian

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Gentry are the UPPER CLASS of Britian

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  • 4. 

    What was the royal proclamation, and what year was it written?

  • 5. 

    What are three issues for reform?

    • A.

      French Discrimination

    • B.

      Discrimination against British

    • C.

      Lack of representation in government

    • D.

      Taxes

    • E.

      Unfertile soil

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. French Discrimination
    C. Lack of representation in government
    D. Taxes
    Explanation
    The three issues for reform mentioned in the answer are French Discrimination, Lack of representation in government, and Taxes. This suggests that these are the main problems that need to be addressed and improved upon. French Discrimination refers to the unfair treatment or prejudice against the French population. Lack of representation in government indicates a need for better inclusion and participation of all citizens in the decision-making process. Taxes imply that there may be concerns regarding the tax system and its impact on the population. Overall, these issues highlight the areas that require reform in order to bring about positive change.

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  • 6. 

    The barter economy is an economy which is based on trading services and products instead of money

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because in a barter economy, goods and services are exchanged directly without the use of money. People trade their products or services with others in order to obtain the goods or services they need. This type of economy was common in early civilizations and is still practiced in some parts of the world today. Money is not used as a medium of exchange in a barter economy, making it different from a monetary economy where money is the primary means of trade.

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  • 7. 

    Describe an absentee landlord and a tenant farmer

  • 8. 

    What is Blight?

    • A.

      A disease which cause diariah brought by coffin ships

    • B.

      A disease cause by mold and fungus, which kills plants

    • C.

      A disease which caused skin diseases and killed many people

    Correct Answer
    B. A disease cause by mold and fungus, which kills plants
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A disease caused by mold and fungus, which kills plants." Blight refers to a plant disease that is caused by various types of mold and fungus. These pathogens attack and destroy plant tissues, leading to the death of the affected plants. Blight can affect various types of plants, including crops, trees, and garden plants. It is characterized by symptoms such as wilting, discoloration, and decay of leaves, stems, and fruits. Blight can spread rapidly and cause significant damage to agricultural and horticultural crops if not controlled effectively.

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  • 9. 

    A class system is a socient in which people work towards there wealth and nothing is handed down.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A class system is actually the opposite, people who are born in to wealth and a privilaged family will often have a privilaged life style

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  • 10. 

    Coffin ships brought over ____________. People stayed in the ___________ of ships, which is the ______ decks.

    Correct Answer
    Coffin ships brought over collera. People stayed in the steerage, which is the bottom decks.
    Explanation
    Coffin ships were ships that transported Irish immigrants to America during the Great Famine in the mid-19th century. These ships were overcrowded, poorly maintained, and had inadequate provisions, leading to high mortality rates during the journey. "Collera" refers to cholera, a highly contagious and deadly disease that was common on these ships due to unsanitary conditions. The steerage, also known as the bottom decks, was the area where the poorest passengers were housed, enduring cramped and unsanitary conditions throughout the voyage.

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  • 11. 

    Seigneurial System is...

    • A.

      A system of landholding

    • B.

      In Britian colonies

    • C.

      In New France

    • D.

      Estates were given with responsibilities to seigneurs

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A system of landholding
    C. In New France
    D. Estates were given with responsibilities to seigneurs
    Explanation
    The seignurial systen is a system of landholding in new france. seigneurs were given estates and responsibility to settle the land overseas

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  • 12. 

    What is the royal proclamtion?

    Correct Answer(s)
    A british document giving Aboriginals right to land on the west of the Mississippi River
    Explanation
    The royal proclamation refers to a British document that granted Aboriginals the right to land on the west of the Mississippi River. This document was significant as it aimed to establish a boundary between the British colonies and Indigenous territories, while also recognizing the rights of Indigenous peoples to their lands. The proclamation played a crucial role in shaping the relationship between the British government and Indigenous communities in North America during the colonial period.

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  • 13. 

    A Metis is...

    • A.

      A Aboriginal Person

    • B.

      A European Person

    • C.

      A person of both European and Aboriginal decent

    Correct Answer
    C. A person of both European and Aboriginal decent
    Explanation
    The answer is "A person of both European and Aboriginal descent" because the term "Metis" refers to individuals who have mixed European and Indigenous ancestry, particularly in Canada. They are recognized as a distinct cultural group with their own history, language, and traditions. The term "Metis" originated from the French word meaning "mixed" and is used to describe people of mixed Indigenous and European heritage across North America.

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  • 14. 

    What did the Act Of Union do and what year?

  • 15. 

    What is Insurrection?

    Correct Answer
    Taking up arms against the government
    Going against the government
    Disagreeing with the government
    Explanation
    Insurrection refers to the act of taking up arms against the government, going against the government, or disagreeing with the government. It involves a rebellion or uprising aimed at overthrowing or challenging the authority of the ruling government. This can be done through armed resistance, protests, or any form of opposition to the government. Insurrection is a serious act of defiance that seeks to disrupt or change the existing political order.

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  • 16. 

    What does it mean to veto?

    Correct Answer
    To stop or go against with power
    To diagree with power
    Explanation
    The powerful people had the ability to veto. (The government, british, wealthy)

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  • 17. 

    An oligarchy is a small group of people selected to rule.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Those in the oligarchy didn't fairly represent voters.

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  • 18. 

    Describe a responisble and a representative government.

  • 19. 

    A Democratic Government is...

    • A.

      Responsible

    • B.

      Responsible and Representative

    • C.

      Only Representative

    Correct Answer
    B. Responsible and Representative
    Explanation
    A democratic government is responsible and representative because it not only represents the will of the people through elections and representation but also takes responsibility for governing and making decisions on behalf of the citizens. It ensures that the government is accountable to the people and acts in their best interests. This combination of responsibility and representation is essential for a democratic system to function effectively and maintain the trust and support of its citizens.

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  • 20. 

    Family Compact were _____________ of _________ Canada. Were Chateau Clique were __________ of ___________ Canada.

    Correct Answer
    Family Compact we wealthy upper class of upper canada. Where Chateau Clique were wealthy upper class of lower canada.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that the Family Compact was the wealthy upper class of Upper Canada, while the Chateau Clique was the wealthy upper class of Lower Canada.

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  • 21. 

    The consitutional act...

    • A.

      Divided upper and lower canada

    • B.

      Joined upper and lower canada

    • C.

      Created councils, governer

    • D.

      Created a Law Assembally

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Divided upper and lower canada
    C. Created councils, governer
    D. Created a Law Assembally
    Explanation
    The correct answer is divided upper and lower Canada, created councils, governor, and created a Law Assembly. The Constitutional Act refers to the Act of Union of 1840, which was passed by the British Parliament. This act divided the Province of Canada into two separate entities, Upper Canada and Lower Canada, with their own governments and legislatures. It also created executive councils, appointed by the governor, to assist in governing the provinces. Additionally, it established a Legislative Assembly, known as the Law Assembly, to represent the interests of the people and pass laws.

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  • 22. 

    Robert Gourlay drew up a petition demanding change, and was arrested and thrown out.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Robert Gourlay drew up a petition demanding change, which suggests that he took action to express his dissatisfaction with the current situation. As a result, he was arrested and thrown out, indicating that there were consequences for his actions. Therefore, it can be inferred that the statement "Robert Gourlay was arrested and thrown out" is true.

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