Causes of the Confederation of Canada

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Causes of the Confederation of Canada by Mind Map: Causes of the Confederation of Canada

1. PEI not represented

2. 3 Conferences

2.1. Charlottetown

2.1.1. Martime confederation scrapped

2.1.2. Wide confederation helps all

2.1.3. Drunken fest

2.2. Quebec

2.2.1. Parliament established

2.2.1.1. House of Commons

2.2.1.2. Senate

2.2.2. Federal government established

2.2.2.1. Taxes, defense, global peace

2.2.3. Provincial government established

2.2.3.1. Civil law, property, natural resources, local issues

2.2.4. 72 Resolutions

2.3. London

2.3.1. British North America Act

3. Cancellation of Repriocity Treaty

3.1. USA wanted to weaken Canada

4. Political Deadlock

4.1. Reformers vs Tories

4.2. French Vs English

4.2.1. Roman Catholic vs Protestant

4.3. Representation by population

4.3.1. Premier/Prime minister Charles Tupper

5. British Influence

5.1. Britain tired of paying colonial debts

5.2. British North America Act

5.3. British supports South

5.4. Act of Union

5.4.1. Canada West

5.4.1.1. George Brown

5.4.1.2. John A. Macdonald

5.4.2. Canada East

5.4.2.1. George-Étienne Cartier

6. American Expansion

6.1. French assimilation

6.2. Manifest Destiny

6.3. Fenian Raids

7. Economic Isssues

7.1. Railway

7.1.1. Debt share between provinces

7.2. Corn Laws

8. American Civil War

8.1. St Albans Raid 1864

8.2. Trent Crisis 1861

9. The Great Coalition

10. New Brunswick joins confederation

11. Nova Scotia joins confederation

12. Quebec (Canada East) joins confederation

13. Ontario (Canada West) joins

14. Why join confederation?

14.1. Provincial control

15. Why not join?

15.1. Ties to USA

16. Joseph Howe

17. Samuel Leonard Tilley