Socials Studies 10: Mini Quest - Canada's Confederation

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Socials Studies 10: Mini Quest - Canada

Mr. Hamlin's Social Studies 10 class. Mini Quest covering Canada's confederation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the driving force behind confederation?
    • A. 

      Louis Joseph Papineau

    • B. 

      John A McDonald

    • C. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie

    • D. 

      Lord Durham

    • E. 

      Walter Raleigh

  • 2. 
    In his 1840 report Lord Durham suggested uniting Upper and Lower Canada as well as developing this kind of Government....
    • A. 

      Reciprocal

    • B. 

      Responsible

    • C. 

      Provincial

    • D. 

      Confederate

    • E. 

      Union

  • 3. 
    Who took over as the new Governor General in 1847?
    • A. 

      Walter Raleigh

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      John A McDonald

    • D. 

      Lord Elgin

    • E. 

      William Lyon Mackenzie

  • 4. 
    The American's believed they had a "god given right to control all of British North America (BNA) - this notion was called _______________________
    • A. 

      New World Order

    • B. 

      Wold Dominion

    • C. 

      Confederacy

    • D. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • E. 

      Destiny Manifestation

  • 5. 
    What was the central issue of conflict in the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Tariffs

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Property

    • E. 

      Religion

  • 6. 
    The American Civil War was fought between Northern states, known as the _________________ and the Southern states, known as the ___________________ .
    • A. 

      Union / South

    • B. 

      Confederacy / Nation

    • C. 

      Union / Confederacy

    • D. 

      English / Cowboys

    • E. 

      Loyalists / Slaves

  • 7. 
    What nationality were the Fenians?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Scottish

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      Irish

    • E. 

      Canadian

  • 8. 
    Independent politicians who could swing a vote were known as the ___________________
    • A. 

      Slippery Fish

    • B. 

      Wild Cards

    • C. 

      Loose Fish

    • D. 

      Freelance

    • E. 

      Renegades

  • 9. 
    The concept of two or more political parties coming together is known as a ____________________
    • A. 

      Union

    • B. 

      Coalition

    • C. 

      Team

    • D. 

      Organization

    • E. 

      Amalgamation

  • 10. 
    When a majority vote is needed in both Canada West and Canada East to pass a law into effect, this was known as ____________________
    • A. 

      Double Time

    • B. 

      Majority Vote

    • C. 

      Double Majority

    • D. 

      Vast Majority

    • E. 

      Popular Vote

  • 11. 
    Canada felt an increased pressure to join the country as one especially after the America bought _____________ from the Russians
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Alaska

    • D. 

      Yukon

    • E. 

      California

  • 12. 
    What policy did George Brown support?
    • A. 

      Pop by Rep

    • B. 

      Rep by Pop

    • C. 

      Pop Rocks

    • D. 

      King of Pop

    • E. 

      King of Reps

  • 13. 
    Canadian's outside of central Canada were not eager about Confederation because _______________________
    • A. 

      They didn't want a railroad

    • B. 

      They didn't want to be controlled by a central government

    • C. 

      They didn't want to lose their culture

    • D. 

      They were afraid of losing their land

    • E. 

      They didn't want to be forced to trade with the cities

  • 14. 
    In 1864 George Brown proposed a group of politicians including McDonald, Cartier, Brown, and Galt. This group was known as _________________________
    • A. 

      The Union

    • B. 

      The Great Coalition

    • C. 

      The Confederacy

    • D. 

      The Republic

    • E. 

      The Group of 4

  • 15. 
    A conference was scheduled in this city to propose a Maritime union.
    • A. 

      Halifax

    • B. 

      St. John's

    • C. 

      Charlottetown

    • D. 

      Fredericton

    • E. 

      Moncton

  • 16. 
    The next conference that decided what powers the provinces would have was held in _______________.
    • A. 

      Ontario

    • B. 

      Nova Scotia

    • C. 

      Newfoundland

    • D. 

      New Brunswick

    • E. 

      Quebec

  • 17. 
    What act created the federation or Dominion of Canada?
    • A. 

      Quebec Act

    • B. 

      Charlottetown Act

    • C. 

      Act of 1841

    • D. 

      British North America Act

    • E. 

      Ontario Act

  • 18. 
    When was this act passed?
    • A. 

      July 4, 1867

    • B. 

      June 1, 1871

    • C. 

      July 1, 1867

    • D. 

      August 1, 1971

    • E. 

      July 1, 1967

  • 19. 
    What four new provinces formed the Dominion?
    • A. 

      Alaska, Northwest Territories, Quebec, Ontario

    • B. 

      Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island

    • C. 

      Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland

    • D. 

      Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

    • E. 

      Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island

  • 20. 
    Canada has a _________________ system of government.
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      Union

    • D. 

      Legislative

    • E. 

      Royal