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grade 8, history chapter 7 summarized.

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history, chapter 7.
by; Taylor, Melanie, Riley, Leo and Alisha. 1905-1930 1905- Saskatchewan and
Alberta become provinces.
1916- Manitoba grants women
the right to vote.
1918- All women in Canada get
the right to vote. 1930-1970 1949-Newfoundland
joins Confederation. 1965- Canada switches
to our current day
flag(red and white with
a maple leaf.) 1970- The legal voting
age is lowered to 18. 1971-1992 1976-The Parti Quebecas won
in the Quebec provincial election
1980- 'O Canada' becomes
the national anthem.
1987-The Reform party was formed to better represent the concerns of Western citizens in Canadian goverment.
1989-The free trade agreement
between Canada and U.S.
is launched. 1993-1999
1995- Quebec re-voted on the sepratism issue, and again voted to remain part of Canada.
1998-President Nelson Madela of South Africa visited Ottawa and Toronto.
1999- The North West territorys are divided into two parts. (They belived Quebec should
separate from the other parts of
Canada to keep their French
herritage alive.) 1980- Quebec voted and 59.5% voted saying they wanted Quebec to stay connected with the rest of Canada. 1997- The Reform party won 2nd largest number of seats
in the house of commons in the federal election and became
the officail opposition.
1864- The father's of cofederation met in Charolettetown.
1867-The risk of an american takover lead the decion dramatically to bring the Colonies together. 1800-1900 He came to thank Canadaians for speaking out for coloured people in South Africa and help persuade the South African goverment to grant more rights for the coloured part of their population. womens rights; After women earned the right to vote and many other oppertunites that would not be possible in another time other than modern day,women started getting treated more, and more fairly and as equals. Even though there is still this issue in many places around the world were very fortunate it no longer applies to us, as Canadians. "The Canadian Charter Of Freedom and rights." "1.- Fundemental fredoms:
a)Freedom of conscience and religion;
b)freedom of thought, belive, opionion, and expression, including...
i) freedom of press, ii) freedom of peacefull assembly
iii) freedom of association.
2.- Democratic rights:
a) the right to vote: b) the right to run for election.
3.- Mobility rights
a) the right to enter, remain in, and leave canada;
b) the right to live in, move to, and work in any province.
4.- Legal rights
a) the right to life, liberty, and securityl;
b) protection against unreasonable search and seizure or arbitrary detention or imprisonment;
c) the right to be imformed quickly about the charges;
d) the right to hire a lawyer
e) the right to trial within a responsible time
f) the right not to be subjective to cruel and unusual treatment or punishment
5.- Equality right;
a) protection from discimination on the bases of race national or ethic orgion colour, region, age, gender, or mental or physical disability
6.- Official languages
a) the right to use English and French in the goverment and courts of Canada and of Newbrunswick
7.- Minority language and edication rights
a) the right to education in English or French where there are suffisent numbers of students
8.- Aborigional rights
a)recognition of the esiting Aborigional and treaty rights of the Native people (Inuit, Indian, and Metis.)" Its important to remember the different rights we get as Canadian citizens and be gratefull for them compaired to rights that we had in the past and rights other countries of the world, today, still have. Nelsoson Mandela As Canadians we are very privilaged and lucky to have things like malls/ shopping centers, grocery stores where we can pick from many foods and have clean water on demand, and schools available for education to everyone. Canada today; Quebec is still a Canadian provence.O Canada is still our national anthem, the maple leaf flag, is still our flag, Americans have not attempted to take us over despite the fear in 1864. Nelson mandela will be 92 July 18th of this year and is currently living in Qunu, Transkei, South Africa, with his wife. the reform party was disolved march 25, 2000 The outcome was the creation of a new party, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance (a.k.a the Canadian Alliance). and the reform party basically just folded into them, and the parti quebecas is still a party and has 44/125 seats in the National assembly. The End................................ questions or comments?
thanks for watching! fun fact;
Before the maple leaf flag there were many different flags including this one. Percentage of Canada's total population
(percentage of canadas population that live in each region/province) the
North is less than 1% Atlantic region 8% British columbia 12% Prairie region 16% Quebec 24% Ontario 30% Canada map of regions.
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