Possible Paragraph answer Questions from Chapter 2

  1.  Explain the events and significance of the Fenian raids?

2.  Who was John A. Macdonald?  Why did he push for Confederation and what arguments did he make to convince others to join?  Was he completely successful?

3.  How were natives treated at the time?  Use the Algonkians as an example:

4.  Define Federation. With the country growing in size and Anglophone population why did the fact that Canada was to be a Federation give many French Canadians hope for the future? Site two example s of how Canada’s Federation is apparent today.