Paternalistic- A system or relationship where one side is treated as immature and must be led by the other 'paternal' (father) side. Like the Aboriginal-Government relationship
Assimilation- The forcing of a cultural group to lose its identity.
Exercised by the Canadian Government, forcing Aboriginals to adopt British culture.
Prohibition- Laws against the selling & manufacturing of alcohol. Exercised during WWI.
Suffrage- The right to vote Exercised by 20th century women. See Nellie McClung
Reciprocity- High tariffs [taxes] on foreign goods to encourage the buying of Canadian goods. First introduced by Wilfred Laurier. See Wilfred Laurier.
Clifford Sifton PAGE 4 was in charge of promoting immigration to the West (Prairies).
Residential Schools PAGE 7 were created by the government as a way to provide skills needed in the new industrial economy.
The focus was on aboriginal children so they could make a living on their reserves.
They were treated incredibad (physical abuse, were not let to visit home)
Nellie McClung PAGE 16 led the fight of women's suffrage in Manitoba.
Boer War-The South African War PAGE 23 took place in Cape Town, southern-most tip of Africa
Settled by the Dutch (Called Boers)
A war over territory containing many natural resources (i.e. Diamonds, Gold)
Between the Boers & Britain, it's colonies (Egypt, Sudan) and then later, Canada.
Dispute between French & English Canadians on involvement
Laurier settled this with only sending 1000 (7000 ended up volunteering) who would be under British command
Boers made advances to Britain's rival, Germany when they struck gold
At first, it was a tough battle for the Brits but in the end, they (we) won.
Wilfred Laurier- the first French-Canadian Prime Minister
Tried very hard to please both English & French Canadians
PM during the Boer War