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Antoine Aime Dorian
Transcript of Antoine Aime Dorian
~He married Iphigenie Trestler in Montreal 1848
~Was the second of ten children
~Had one son and three daughters
~One of the dauhters married Christoph-Alphonse Geoffrion in Montreal in 1891
ANTOINE AIME DORIAN
How did Antoine Aime Dorian get into Politics?
-He was born in Lower Canada on January 17 1818
in Sainte Anne De La Perade
-He grew up in Lower Canada Quebec
He was part of Canadian politics Legislative Assembly in 1854
He maintained that position until 1867 where he was the leader of Le Parti Rouge
All along, Antoine disagreed with Confederation
How was Antoine Aime Dorian Affected during Confederation?
In 1857 he was re-elected and in 1858
In 1861 during the election, George-Etienne Cartier defeated Antoine Aime Dorian
Being defeated in 1861 let him break from politics for time
Accepted John Sandfield Macdonald's and Louis-Victor Sicotte's offer to be a part of secretary and treasurer of Canada
Antoine Aime Dorian's decisions...
He quit from Cabinet (as secretary) and government
He again accepted Sandfield Macdonald's offer to create a new government
Eventually, Sandfield and Antoine were the first joint premiers of United Canada: May 1863-March 1864
He was part of Quebec Conference but disagreed the confederation part
Published an article in opposition to the union in many newspapers
By:Nadele and Brittney
- Antoine Aime Dorian's first language was french
- Antoine Aime Dorian was part of the colony of Canada East
~He was raised by his parents
- Liberal Party of Canada
He wrote a paper, 'Le Pays' which was founded in 1852 which was selected as the Party's formal paper
Antoine Aime Dorian was a lawyer
He wrote a speech and several articles on his disagreement on Confederation
Antoine was a politician
He was also a judge
Why was Antoine Aime Dorion against confederation?
WHY WAS HE CONSIDERED A FATHER OF CONFEDERATION?
- A.A.Dorion was not considered a father of confederation
-He was against confederation
- A.A.Dorion was a politician of the liberal party
-In 1857 he was confirmed the most popular candidate in Montreal
-He got a total of 2547 votes
A.A.DORION'S END TO HIS CONTRIBUTION IN POLITICS
- In 1873 A.A Dorion agreed to be Minister of Justice
-In 1874 he accepted Office Chief of justice
-From 1874 till the the time of his death 1891 he was the office chief of justice
-A.A.Dorion died on May 31 1891
- He passed away at home, of a painful stroke
-He was given a state funeral
-He died at the age of 73 years old
-He figured it was too costly to unite the two provinces
-He was concerned that they didn't get the peoples opinion
-The importance given to the maritime provinces
-He wanted to keep Canada East's culture, religion and wanted most of the population to speak french
as a Rouge
he was the
years in his