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Robert Baldwin - Une question de principe

Robert Baldwin - Une question de principe

| 31 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


Comme le Bas-Canada, le Haut-Canada a connu la rébellion, en 1837. Robert Baldwin a été un des principaux artisans de ces luttes. Sa conviction que la voie constitutionnelle et le respect de la loi doivent dominer, fit de ce personnage un modéré lucide.

  • director
    John Howe
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • executive producer
    Guy Glover
  • script
    Charles Cohen
  • photography
    Denis Gillson
  • sound
    Leo O'Donnell
  • editing
    Dennis Sawyer
  • sound editing
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • sound mixer
    George Croll
  • music
    Robert Fleming
  • cast
    Leo Ciceri
    Alfred Gallagher
    Ed McGibbon
    Alan Mills


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Ages 13 to 18

Civics/Citizenship - Federal/Provincial Government
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
History and Citizenship Education - Official Powers and Countervailing Powers (1608-present)
History and Citizenship Education - Struggles in the British Colony (1791-1850)

Warnings: Hanging is discussed and used as a punishment for crimes (but not shown)

What role does Lord Baldwin play in the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837? What are the causes and consequences of the Rebellion of 1837? Research Lord Baldwin’s contribution to the creation of municipal governments, the modern legal system, and Canada’s jury system. Consider viewing the following films at the same: Lord Durham, Louis-Joseph Papineau: The Demi-God, William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country and Robert Baldwin: A Matter of Principle. Organize a class debate with each group representing one of these politicians.

Robert Baldwin - Une question de principe
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