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A History of the Canadian Peoples, Fourth Edition : Chapter 10

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Question 1:


a) university reform, including increased tuition
b) the war in Vietnam
c) the lack of employment opportunities
d) the values of their elders

Question 2:


a) the abolition of the Indian Act and the Department of Indian Affairs
b) the transfer of First Nations land from the Crown trust to the First Nations’ people
c) transferring the responsibility for Aboriginal people to the provinces
d) All of the above.

Question 3:


a) rural Saskatchewan
b) the Prairie provinces
c) the Maritime provinces plus Newfoundland.
d) the St. Lawrence River Valley

Question 4:


a) to avoid duplication of resources and command structure
b) as instructed by the United Nations
c) to prevent integration with American forces
d) to avoid participating in the Vietnam War

Question 5:


a) immigrants entered Canada through the United States
b) the majority of new arrivals settled almost exclusively in cities
c) the majority of new arrivals entered Canada through Vancouver
d) new arrivals were predominantly professionals

Question 6:


a) airplane travel to other parts of the world was inexpensive
b) employment opportunities overseas increased
c) the United Nations supported international endeavours
d) an increasing number of Canadian youth attended university overseas

Question 7:


a) it allowed hospitals to refuse patients who could not pay
b) Canadians could now purchase health insurance for travel outside of Canada
c) vaccinating school children became a government project
d) access to medical services was now available without charge

Question 8:


a) Many French-Canadians lived in Ontario
b) major newspapers were printed in English
c) English radio was popular in Quebec
d) immigrant families arriving in Quebec were educating their children in English

Question 9:


a) he refused to shake hands with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson
b) it created a riot in the streets of Montreal
c) from a Montreal hotel balcony, he cheered the idea of an independent Quebec
d) he refused to speak any English

Question 10:


a) many television viewers could not understand French
b) it was felt American television viewers would not watch professional sports played by ‘foreign’ teams
c) Canadian athletes were not trained in a university sports system
d) it was felt that too many Canadian hockey players were new immigrants