Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand

Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
Self-Rule in Canada, Australia & New Zealand
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Following its defeat in the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, the British Empire found itself at a crossroads: how could it maintain the economic and strategic benefits of maintaining an empire, without engaging in any more costly foreign wars?

This two-part worksheet focuses on the middle decades of the 19th Century, as communal tensions and rising nationalism threatened Britain's rule over its far-flung colonies. Included are important figures and legislative acts, such as John Macdonald, James Cook, the Durham Report, the Acts of Union.

Part One is a "Match-Em" exercise which identifies the major terms, individuals, and legislative acts that impacted Britain's relations with Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Part Two features four short answer questions. These are designed to deepen students' understanding of colonialism's impact on the traditional societies that existed in these places. Comparisons to other (former) British colonies, such as the United States and South Africa, are also included.

Perfect as an in-class activity, take-home assignment or review sheet!

MashAvz strives to create academic material that is intelligent, fun and appealing to the eye. We hope that our curriculums will stoke your students' intellectual curiosity and love of the arts, while also instilling in them a great respect for the world's diversity.

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55 minutes
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