Rebellions

Rebellions

Book - 2005
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To fully comprehend the peaceful Canada of today it is necessary to investigate the government and political struggles of the past. Canada was a vast, untamed land, with few large communities and a divided population. Ruled from afar, the early inhabitants struggled to find their political voice and vision.In Rebellions, we explore the social, economic, cultural and political make-up of the scattered British colonies. We note the various colonial groups and the division of the society into ins and outs. We investigate the major issues of the day that demanded government action and resolution.The colonists struggled with the task of government and change. Some chose rebellion, some urged revolution, but most preferred reform. The decisions made in the pre-confederation period clearly established Canada’s model of evolution over revolution.Rebellions reveals the lives of ordinary people as well as the careers of leaders such as Mackenzie, Papineau, Baldwin and Lafontaine. The focus is on the choice of the past that have shaped the Canada of today.The accessible, engaging text is richly enhanced with striking illustrations, and a diverse array of graphics, documents, maps, paintings and portraits. Primary source quotations both enliven and enrich the narrative.Rebellions charts the tumult of the pre-confederation political scene and the twisted path from rebellion to reform and finally, responsible government. Students are invited to participate in this exciting world through a series of History in Action activities designed to bring the past to life.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2005
ISBN: 9781550414479
155041447X
Branch Call Number: j971.038 QUI
Characteristics: 67 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm

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