In what part of Manitoba (then the Northwest Territory) was Louis Riel born? $100
After the Canadian government purchased the Northwest Territory from the Hudson Bay Company, they appointed an Englishman as lieutenant- governor. What was his name? $200
Modern-day Winnipeg, this was the name of the fort where Riel organized his provisional government. $300
Upper Fort Garry
In what year did Manitoba officially become part of Canadian Confederation? $400
1870 The Manitoba Act passed on May 12
The name of the military group dispatched from Ontario that was given the task of apprehending Louis Riel for the execution of Thomas Scott. $500
Red River Expedition
True or False? Riel was a member of the Canadian Parliament as the representative of Manitoba. $100
True He signed the register but was thrown out of parliament.
In his youth, to what calling was Louis Riel drawn, because of his intelligence? $200
During the Saskatchewan Rebellion, how did Riel see himself? $300
At the ‘Prophet of the New World’
When Riel was charged with treason in Saskatchewan, his lawyers offered to enter a plea of THIS in order to save Riel from certain execution: $400
How many physicians were summoned to determine Riel’s mental health after his guilty verdict in Regina? $500
Three One found him insane; the others felt he was mentally capable.
Where is Riel buried? $100
St Boniface A suburb of Winnipeg, also Riel’s birthplace.
Who Am I? $200
Gabriel Dumont Riel’s comrade, born in Red River Illiterate, but spoke six languages Named ‘adjutant general of the Métis people’ in Saskatchewan’s provisional government Performed in Wild Bill Cody’s Wild West Show after the failed rebellion Died in Batoche in 1906
What is another name for the Red River Rebellion? $300
Red River Resistance
What was the original name which Riel and the Métis had before the name ‘Manitoba’ was chosen? $400
Assiniboia No dice – the Canadians wouldn’t go for it.
Before the Canada purchased what was to become known as the Northwest Territory from the Hudson Bay Company, by what name was it referred? $500
A government set up for the purpose of ruling for a short period of time until a new government is chosen is called THIS: $100
Riel’s trusted friend given the task of negotiating with the Canadians for Manitoba’s entrance into Confederation. $300
Father Noel-Joseph Ritchot
What were two of Riel’s demands in the Manitoba Act? Which were both granted, by the way. $400
Separate French-language schools for Métis children and the protection of the Catholic faith.
What does this flag represent? $500
The Métis Nation
Offer two other names given to the Northwest Rebellion. $100
Northwest Resistance & Saskatchewan Rebellion
Part of the struggle between the Métis and the Canadians was the differing systems of land division. Name them. $200
Seigneurial System & Square Concession System
For generations, this animal served as the main source of food for the Métis. $300
Why was the derogatory term ‘half-breed’ used when referencing the Métis in the past? $400
The Métis origins are the result of the co-mingling of French fur traders and Aboriginals on the Canadian Prairies The term ‘half-breed’ is no longer used.
Give reasons to explain how the Northwest Rebellion was squashed after only four days. $500
Northwest Mounted Police Completed Railway Waning support for Riel by former allies