Seven Years War by rt3463df

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									        The 1860s II:
Politics and Confederation
         Colonial Profiles, 1860s

•   Newfoundland
•   Prince Edward Island
•   Nova Scotia
•   New Brunswick
•   The Province of Canada
    - Canada East
    - Canada West
          Leading to the
Charlottetown Conference, 1864…
•   Trade concerns
•   Military concerns
•   Existing loyalties and shared nationalism?
•   The idea of Maritime Union
•   Politics in the Province of Canada
•   British support for constitutional change
Selected Fathers of Confederation
•   John A. Macdonald, Canada West
•   George Brown, Canada West
•   George-Étienne Cartier, Canada East
•   Leonard Tilley, New Brunswick
•   Charles Tupper, Nova Scotia
•   George Coles, Prince Edward Island
•   Ambrose Shea, Newfoundland
                       Population*      Public debt*

Newfoundland            150,000           (minimal)

Prince Edward Island     92,000           (minimal)

Nova Scotia             400,000          $8,000,000

New Brunswick           350,000          $7,000,000

Canada East             1,000,000       $62,500,000

Canada West             1,500,000

                                     *approximate figures
      The Confederation Debates,
              1864-1867
•   Newfoundland
•   Prince Edward Island
•   Nova Scotia
•   New Brunswick
•   The Province of Canada

								
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