John a macdonald

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    2 main political groups group 1 Conservatives or Tories group 2 reform party Clear Grits (East Canada Parti Bleu and Parti Rouge)
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    Planning on making a capital for Canada (*first capital of Canada was Kingston)
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    Toronto didn’t want it to be din Montréal because of riots
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    Quebec City wanted the capital to be in the eastern Canada
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    Toronto or London would be too far west to suit the people of Kingston
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    Queen Victoria choose Ottawa
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    Few days later the conservatives said they wouldn’t support it
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    The people thought it was unfair that people lived in Canada West, so Canada East protested.
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    Population grew in Canada west the immigration brought a lot of English speaking people to Upper Canada
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    Big fuss over general elections made John A Macdonald think twice about getting involved in politics
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    Conservatives plead him to stay and succeeded
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    there was always a fire between George Brown and Sir John A
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    George Brown stepped up to compromise with John A to solve the problems of deadlock in Canada
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    Then George Brown fixed the deadlock problem after his speech
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    George Brown got the Grits to join him they had 2 plans (1st plan bring British colonies to form a union in North America, 2nd plan to make spilt Upper and Lower Canada again)
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    the confederation plan began to form
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    the confederation joined the provinces together