Social Study Package – Final 2012
YOU NEED TO KNOW…
1. p. 273 How Rupert’s Land came to be a part of Canada.
2. P. 273 Why people were attracted to Red River. Why did the uprising occur?
3. P. 277 What is a provisional government and who was chosen as president?
4. P. 281 That Louis Riel wanted Red River to become a province.
5. p. 285 Louis Riel’s choice about Thomas Scott.
6. P. 286 What was the Manitoba Act?
7. P. 286 That the Manitoba Act was a compromise because many felt they had a stake in
the resolution of the uprising AND that the Manitoba Schools Act took away
French language rights.
8. P. 287 What did the Red River Metis want?
9. P. 290 What did the government give to the Metis to use in exchange for land?
10. P. 295 That land speculators marketed land where they thought the railway would be
11. P. 295 That Gabriel Dumont was leader of provisional government at Batoche and led
the annual buffalo hunt.
12. P. 297 Why did the provisional government decide to fight the Canadian government
(who helped them and what First Nation did they represent)?
13. P. 298 That the Battle of Batoche lasted 3 days and approximately 100 people died.
14. P. 299-288 Louis Riel was the only one of the leaders involved in the second Metis uprising
who was executed – many feel it happened because he chose not to spare
Thomas Scott’s life.
15. P. 299 Conflicting views of Louis Riel – Metis symbol of struggle and recognition
English-speaking Canadians traitor and murderer
16. p. 304 Which province has designated land for the Metis (the only one).
1. P. 307 Why did the Canadian government want to expand west?
2. P. 307 Who was Canada’s first Prime Minister?
3. P. 309 What the Royal Proclamation required Canada to do.
4. p. 309-312 You need to know why treaties were negotiated, how they were named,
recorded as well as perspectives on the treaties from both sides.
5. P. 313 Results/impacts of Residential Schools. Goal of assimilation (and that
assimilation is the process of becoming part of a different cultural group).
6. p. 320 What was the Pacific Scandal and who was involved?
7. P. 320 Goals of the National Policy – one of the points involved adding a tariff to goods
from the US sold in Canada.
8. p. 321 Chinese railway workers and head taxes
9. p. 327 It was Chinese people who contributed most to building the railway.
1. p. 345-346 Who was Nellie McClung? Who were suffragettes and what did they do?
2. P. 345 That the women’s parliament was a mock parliament to show unfair treatment
of women and was partly responsible for women gaining the right to vote in
3. p. 348-350 That the Official Languages Act was passed to establish BOTH French and English
as official languages but NOT First Nations.
4. p. 352 That collective rights refers to the rights protecting culture and language of
groups in society.
5. 371-372 That urbanization is an increase in the number of people living in cities as well
as changing rural (country) areas into urban (city) centres. It affects where
people live, their jobs and quality of life.
6. P. 371-372 That mechanization changed the way work was done – many jobs were done by
machines instead of humans. It allowed the development of large factories and
EVERYONE MUST ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION in complete sentences and use examples from
real life and our studies to support your answer.
Throughout this year one of the key concepts we have explored is citizenship. What does this term
mean? Choose one person or group you feel had a very NARROW view of citizenship – explain why you
think their view was narrow. AND choose one person or group you feel had a very BROAD view of
citizenship – explain why you think their view was broad. Where do you think a modern leader should
sit in his or her views of citizenship? Explain.