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Lord Elgin - La Voix du peuple

Lord Elgin - La Voix du peuple

| 29 min
Les artisans de notre histoire

Découvrez cette série des années 1960, produite dans le cadre des festivités du centenaire de la confédération canadienne, qui présente en 18 épisodes de 30 minutes une galerie de personnages qui ont marqué l’histoire du Canada

Details

Gouverneur général de 1846 à 1854 dans un Canada qui sortait de crises terribles (les Révolutions de 1837), Lord Elgin ne céda ni à la démagogie des foules ni aux séductions du pouvoir personnel. C'est lui qui sanctionna le bill d'indemnité en 1849.


Credits
  • director
    Julian Biggs
  • producer
    Thomas Farley
    Guy Glover
  • script
    Charles Cohen
  • photography
    John Gunn
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
  • sound editing
    Stuart Baker
  • sound mixer
    Ron Alexander
  • music
    Robert Fleming
  • cast
    Andrew Allen
    Robert Goodier
    Michael Kane
    Sandra Scott
    Lucien Watier
    Alexander Webster

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Education

Ages 12 to 18

History - Canada under British Rule (1764-1867)
History and Citizenship Education - Official Powers and Countervailing Powers (1608-present)
History and Citizenship Education - Struggles in the British Colony (1791-1850)
Social Studies - Canadian Politics and Government

Use a Venn Diagram to summarize the views of Upper and Lower Canada at this time. Create a biography on Lord Elgin. Identify the causes and consequences of passing the Rebellion Losses Bill (1849). Select another Governor General in the history of Canada and research their lasting contribution to the country. As a class, rank the significance of these individuals based on shared criteria.

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