Chapter: Canada’s History
Quiz - Confederation
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Question 1 of 6
The representatives who work towards establishing Canada as a new nation are nowadays known as the ______________ of Confederation.CorrectIncorrect
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Under Confederation, the Province of Canada was divided into Quebec and ______________.CorrectIncorrect
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The new nation formed by Confederation was called the ______________ of Canada.CorrectIncorrect
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The Fathers of Confederation agreed that Canada should have ___________________ governments.CorrectIncorrect
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With the British North America Act in 1867, Canada officially became a nation from ___________ that year.CorrectIncorrect
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Canada becoming a nation is nowadays celebrated with __________ Day.CorrectIncorrect
Confederate Representatives from Nova Scotia (New Brunswick), Canada, and the United Kingdom (with British support), worked together to create a new nation from 1864-1867. Known as, Fathers of Confederation, these men created two levels of government, the federal and the local government. This Province of Canada, is split into two brand-new provinces: Ontario and Quebec. Each province would have its own legislature and take charge of areas like education and healthcare.
In 1867, on July 1, the British Parliament adopted the Act of the British’ North America establishing Canadian’s Dominion or Dominion of Canada. July 1 was called “Dominion Day” in commemoration of Canada’s independence. Canada Day is now its name.