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Nova Scotia. They entered Confederation July1, 1867 Some leaders were: Joseph Howe Charles Tupper Adam Archibald. Reasons to join: Confederation would end taxes between colonies Intercolonial railway would be built Poorer regions would benefit from the richer ones. Not to join because:

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nova scotia

Nova Scotia

They entered Confederation July1, 1867

Some leaders were:

Joseph Howe

Charles Tupper

Adam Archibald

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Reasons to join:

Confederation would end taxes between colonies

Intercolonial railway would be built

Poorer regions would benefit from the richer ones

Not to join because:

The freeze up of the St. Lawrence will block us off

The new National Government would have to take over every colonies debt

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prince edward island
Prince Edward Island
  • We entered Confederation in 1873
  • Some leaders of PEI were:
  • George Coles
  • James Howell
  • William Pope
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We joined later because:

we wanted trade to be easier

everyone would gain riches

British attitude supported it

We refused at first because:

the physical barriers

loss of independence

economic policy

ties with Britain

PEI
newfoundland
Newfoundland
  • We entered Confederation on March 31, 1949
  • The people leading us were:
  • Ambrose Shea
  • Joey Smallwood
  • John Kent
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We joined:

The British would support the union of colonies

poorer regions could benefit from richer ones

We did not want to join:

PEI and NFLD were seperated by the St. Lawrence.

The old ties with Britain might be weakened

Newfoundland
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New Brunswick
  • We joined first in July 1, 1867
  • Our leaders to Confederation
  • Arthur Hamilton Gordon
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Joining Reasons

We wanted better trade

The united colonies could share costs

political deadlock could be overcome

Not joining Reasons

The new national government would have to take over all debts

we have little to do with other colonies

the economy interests of NB might not be met

New Brunswick
ontario
Ontario
  • We joined in July1, 1867 as one of the first
  • Our main leaders were:
  • John A MacDonald
  • Alexander Galt
  • William Lyon MacKenzie
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Why we joined:

Confederation would end taxes between our colonies

We could build a full railway

more trade and sharing of resouces

Why we could have said no:

the old ties with Britain weakened

the railway would create a larger debt

Ontario
quebec
Quebec
  • We joined first during July 1, 1867
  • the leaders were:
  • George Brown
  • George Etienne Cartier
  • Louis Chapais
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We joined first because:

trade would be made easier

a railway cost could be shared

National Prospariety

Political deadlock would be solved

We thought about saying no:

The national government would have all colonies debts

feared loss of language and French identity

Quebec
nunavut
Nunavut
  • We entered April 1 1999
  • We were originally part of the NWT
  • Missionaries came here to set up hospitals
  • 1903 the RCMP set up police posts saying to all natives and non-natives that the land now belongs to Canada
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In the 1950’s the government convinced the Inuit to abandon their nomadic lifestyle

They lost their independence

they formed co-ops to gain jobs

In 1982 the NWT government agreed for the residents to vote and divided the area into two territories

Their government is much the same as the NWT

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