Presentation on theme: "Colonial Government and the Need for Reform. 1837 Rebellions."— Presentation transcript:
Colonial Government and the Need for Reform. 1837 Rebellions
Voters/People Who got the vote? male, white, landowning What was the voting process like? open. public. almost a spectacle –– what are some of the effects of this?
Legislative Assembly Draft laws, make proposals to the councils and Governor. projects they were interested in: roads schools
Executive and Legislative Councils what is the term you use, when a small group of influential people dominate or rule a government? What were the names of the particular group in Upper Canada running the show? And what were their goals, what did they want? Veto power. Appointed positions.
Governor British, therefore a foreigner what might be some of the implications of the Governor, not being from Canada?
British Government Mother England This is the colonial system they used throughout the Empire.
Colonial Government and Need for Reform 1. What is representative government? 2. What is responsible government?
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