Members of the highest class of society.
Preferring what is safe and familiar rather than wanting change and risk
A situation in which progress cannot be made because the parties involved do not agree.
A plan for the British North American colonies to trade with each other on a regular basis.
Colonial preference means
A country trades mostly with its colonies, usually with a free trade system.
British laws that controlled the export and import of grain (in Britain, cereal grains were called corn.
An exchange of goods between countries, with no tariffs (taxes) being charged.
The Grand Trunk Railway was
A major railroad system in British North America in the 1850’s.
To take advntage of someone/something for one’s own benefit.
A group of Irish Americans who wanted to free Ireland from Britain by invading British North America
The belief that the U.S. should take over all of North America.
Equal representation means
Each region receives the same number of elected representatives.
Representation by population means
The number of elected representatives depends on teh size of the region’s population.
a national vote on a government action.
An area represented by an elected official
A group of elected officials from different parts of British North America who agreed to work with each other.
The joining of provinces and territories to create Canada.
The Quebec Resolutions were
A list of agreements that created two levels of government and guaranteed French rights in Canada.
The British North America Act, 1867 was
A British law that made Canada an independent nation.
A vast area of land in the north and west of Canada, owned by the HBC