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Which of the following groups were NOT part of the Confederation negotiations?
Leaders from PEI
First Nations peoples
Leaders from Canada West
Leaders from Canada East
Four key Confederation leaders were
Étienne-Paschal Taché, George-Étienne Cartier, George Tecumseh, and John A. Macdonald.
John A. Macdonald, George-Étienne Cartier, Paschal Brodeur, and Étienne-Paschal Taché.
Étienne-Paschal Taché, George Tupper, Paschal Brodeur, John A. Macdonald.
John A. Macdonald, George-Étienne Cartier, George Brown, and Étienne-Paschal Taché.
Many in the Maritime Provinces did not want to join the Confederation because they
felt Canada was giving their land to the First Nations.
knew their taxes would increase.
did not want to lose their independence.
did not want a railway to be built.
John A. Macdonald was Canada's first Prime Minister
Canadian leaders such as George-Étienne Cartier and Étienne-Paschal Taché believed Confederation was a way to secure the rights they needed to keep their distinct identity.
It was at the Charlottetown Conference in 1864 that the British North America Act was written and adopted.
Which of the following is NOT a reason why PEI decided to join Confederation in 1873?
Canada promised to build a railway joining PEI to the rest of Canada.
Canada agreed to provide year-round ferry service between the island and the mainland.
Canada agreed to pay for the colony's railway.
Canada agreed to buy the island's farmland from its British owners.
In what year did Newfoundland join Confederation?