Steps of progress of the Confederation

  • Period: to

    Canada under British rule

  • American Revolution- 1775~1783

    John Trumbull's Declaration of Independence(photo)
  • Start of the War of 1812

    Start of the war
  • End of the War of 1812

  • Rebellion of 1837

    Rebellion in Lower Canada starts.
    Led by many leaders, among which were Wilfred Nelson, Louis-Joseph Papineau, and many others.
    Aftermath: most of the rebels were arrested, and a few leaders were publicly hanged
  • A New Governor General of Canada

    Lord Durham(photo) appointed the new governor general of Canada
  • Act of union

    Political organisation under the Union Act in 1840(photo)
  • A Trade Agreement

    Governor General of British North America, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin signs a trade agreement on behalf of the colonies
    James Bruce(photo)
  • BNA Act

    Also known as the constution act, this act took the major part of the constitution of Canada