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									                                           Social Studies 7
                                       Chapter 6 – Worksheet # 2

Page 104 – Taking Sides: The Churches
Read the first two paragraphs to answer questions 1 & 2.
   1. How did the churches express their opinions about government?
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   2. Did the churches support the idea of government reform if the English ran the politics of the colony?
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The churches in British North America wanted the governments to stay the same, with Representative
Government. In Newfoundland, things were different. Read the next 2 paragraphs for questions 3 & 4.

   3. Did the churches in Newfoundland support reform (to create Responsible government)?
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   ________________________________________________________________________________

   4. Why did Bishop Fleming think that reform would be good?
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Page 105 – Taking Sides: The Newspapers
   5. What were the names of 2 newspapers in Newfoundland in the 1800s?
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Page 106 – Politics and Newspapers
  6. How would a newspaper editor use his newspaper to influence people about a political issue?
          Editorials: ______________________________________________________________
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  ________________________________________________________________________________

          Letters-to-the-editor: _______________________________________________________
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Page 111 – Main Points of the Durham Report
   7. What were the 2 main points of the Durham Report?
           _________________________________________________________________________

           _________________________________________________________________________
                                            Social Studies 7
                                        Chapter 6 – Worksheet # 2

Page 112 – Achieving Responsible Colonial Government
There was a change in Britain’s attitude towards the colonies between 1848 and 1855. This change affected
Britain’s reasons for allowing Responsible Government.

                                         Trade Preferences
   8. Colonies were a good source of _____________________________________

   9. They were also a good ______________________ for British goods.

   10. A trade preference is when goods from a country _________________________
       __________________________________________________________________

Free Trade
   11. What were some of the reasons that people felt it would be cheaper for Britain if they gave the
       colonies independence?
            Paying for ______________________________
            Expense of sending ____________________________________________

   12. A free trade system is when _________________________________________________
       ________________________________________________________________________

Page 113 – Political Parties
   13. People who wanted things to stay the same were known as ________________________

   14. People who wanted things to change were referred to as __________________________

                    Small Group Activity. Colonies getting Responsible Government
In your small group, assigned by your teacher, complete the following steps:
STEP 1: Read the section assigned to you.

STEP 2: Find the following information.
       When did your region get Responsible Government?
       Who were some of the people who led the reform movement in your region?
       Give one or more reasons why your region wanted to get Responsible Government.

STEP 3: Make notes on the information you found.

STEP 4: Put your group notes on the overhead sheet provided.
                                          Social Studies Grade 7
                                         Chapter 6 – Worksheet #3


Responsible Colonial Government (page 116)
Fill in the roles (jobs) of the different parts of the Responsible Government found on page 116.
                                          Monarch
                                    ________________________
                                       ________________________
                                       ________________________



                                Lieutenant-Governor or Governor
                                    ________________________
                                       ________________________
                                       ________________________


        Legislative Council                                             Executive Council
      ________________________                                       ________________________
         _______________________                                         ________________________
                                                                         ________________________
                                                                      ________________________
                                                                         ________________________
                                                                      ________________________
                                                                         ________________________


                                                                       Legislative Assembly
                                                                      ________________________
                                                                         _______________________
                                                                      ________________________
                                                                         ________________________
                                                                      ________________________
                                                                         ________________________
                          Voters
                   ________________________
                      ________________________
                      ________________________
Chapter Evaluation

Look at the diagrams on page 100 and on page 116. Answer the following questions.

1. What are the differences between them?




2. How did these differences affect the people in BNA? Who was more empowered by Responsible
Government?

								
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