Stepping Onto the World Stage Foreign Affairs Issues of Laurier’s Era. The Golden Age of Laurier. History 30 Unit 3 – External Forces and Domestic Realities. Laurier and the Art of Compromise.
Foreign Affairs Issues of Laurier’s EraThe Golden Age of Laurier
Unit 3 – External Forces and Domestic Realities
Should Canada stay within the Empire, or should it become completely independent?
A policy of establishing colonies away from the homeland who would be loyal to your “empire”
Loyalty to one’s country
French Canadians have not forgotten France… Here in France, people are surprised at the attachment French Canadians feel for the Queen of England. We are faithful to the nation which gave us life (France), and we are faithful to the nation that gave us liberty (Britain).
Let’s read page 41
Let’s read page 42
“IF WE LET THE FRENCH MINORITIES WHICH OUR OUTPOSTS, BE SACRIFICED ONE BY ONE, THE DAY WILL COME WHEN THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC WILL UNDERGO ASSAULT”
3 Major Issues
Lord Alverstone Russia in 1867