Important events leading to The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. (1215…
Important events leading to The Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Magna Carta is a very famous document made in Europe.
It is the idea of protecting peoples' rights. It also says if someone is accused of crime, they must have a fair trial.
This is a very important part of history. This is when slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire
Slavery Abolition Act
These were 11 treaties made between settlers and First Nations.
These treaties allowed the transfer of land from the First Nations to the Crown in return for different promises laid out in the treaty.
These bills were very important to women.They allowed women to vote in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
This act was also important to women. It entitled women to be members of the Senate.
Repel of the Chinese Exclusion Act.
This ended the exclusion of Chinese people. Before this Act Chineses had to pay higher taxes just because of their race.
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The British made this after the 7 years war. The Proclamation gave the First Nations rights to their land.
The Royal Proclamation
This was a peace treaty between New France and the First nations.
It ensured respect between the two groups, and stopped war between them.
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