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A History of the Canadian Peoples, Fourth Edition : Chapter 11

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Question 1:


a) automobiles
b) coffee beans
c) petroleum
d) sugar

Question 2:


a) the choice of Audrey McLaughlin as leader of the New Democratic Party
b) the minority government of Joe Clark
c) John Turner as the Liberal Party’s choice of new leader upon the retirement of Pierre Trudeau
d) the political changes and problems in Quebec

Question 3:


a) Canadians were prepared to make major alterations to the British North America Act
b) the majority of Anglophone Canadians were prepared to make concessions to keep Quebec in Canada
c) the Anglophone provinces had their own agendas for constitutional reform
d) All of the above.

Question 4:


a) Manitoba objected on the grounds that it neglected Aboriginal people
b) Newfoundland objected on the grounds that it did not address provincial fisheries
c) Prince Edward Island objected on the grounds of disproportionate representation
d) Alberta objected on the grounds that it neglected the Prairie provinces

Question 5:


a) oral history was not sufficient evidence of occupation
b) Europeans had been logging the land for centuries
c) there was no evidence of the Aboriginal heritage of the plaintiffs
d) the Europeans and First Nations had made friendly agreements in the nineteenth century

Question 6:


a) increasing demands by labour unions for wage increases
b) demand for increasing social welfare benefits
c) the Bank of Canada’s consistent anti-inflationary, high-interest policies
d) the high price of petroleum on the international market

Question 7:


a) an increase in immigration
b) a rise in unemployed, homeless youth
c) an increase in the rate of divorce and single-parent families
d) an increase in the reporting of incidents

Question 8:


a) educated medical professionals
b) individuals who could invest substantial capital in provincial government projects
c) single mothers from war-torn nations who had lost their male provider due to armed conflict.
d) families with school-age children

Question 9:


a) Cirque du Soleil
b) Celine Dion
c) Hockey Night in Canada
d) Margaret Atwood’s A Handmaid’s Tale

Question 10:


a) An increase in East German immigration to Canada
b) The 1993 closing of the last two military bases on German soil
c) The opening of a Canadian Embassy in what was once East Germany
d) A Free Trade Agreement with Germany in 1994