Chapter 2: The Colonists: Land and Government Vocab

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Flashcards on Chapter 2: The Colonists: Land and Government Vocab, created by Bela C on 06/09/2015.

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Upper canada modern day ontario
Lower canada quebec
Loyalist settlers loyal to britain
Absentee landlords bought lands left it empty in hopes of speculating
Land speculators people who bought land at low prices and sold high
Family compact Upper Canada, oligarchy
Chateau clique english speaking brewers and bankers, lower canada
Crown and clergy reserves blocked road development, benefit upper class and anglican church, took up 2/7th of land
Oligarchy group of small and powerful men
Representative government government officials that were elected
Responsible government government subject to the votes of people
Act of union 1840 put a system in to get rid of olicharchy in power
Act of union 1840 put a system in to get rid of olicharchy in power
Durham report He was governor sent to investigate rebellion 4 main points: assimilate the french, unite the colonies, industrialize, responsible government
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