Red River Resistance

  • 1869-Rupert's Land purchased by Canada

    -Purchased territory from hudsons bay company for 1.5 million dollars
    -Trading with the US growed steadily
    -American Newcomers were coming
  • 1869-Armed Metis stop surveyors

    -Canada sends surveyors to Ruperts Land
    -First Nations confronted them to try and stop the suveyors
    -Louis Riel Comes and sends them away
  • March,4,1870-Thomas Scott is killed

    -He got to Riel and threatened him and his Metis
    -He went to trial for for threat and was pledged guilty
    -Got placed in front of firing squads
  • July,15,1870- Creation of the Manitoba of the Acts

  • 1884-A group of Metis travel to the states to bring riel back to Canada

    -12 Metis were inprsisoned
    -Riel betrayed one country and the jury stated guilty and riel
  • March,26,1885-The Metis defeat police at Duck Lake

    -Metis Confront and defeated a group of northwest Mountain Police
    -Cree joined resistants
  • June 1885- Metis and Cree people Surrender