Cultural Empowerment

Unit Outcomes
Students will be expected to:
7.4.1 explain how the expansion and development of Canada during the 1870s and early 1880s affected its various peoples and regions.
7.4.2 analyze the events of the Northwest Rebellion to determine its impact on internal relations in Canada.
7.4.3 analyze the degree of empowerment and disempowerment for Aboriginal peoples in present day Atlantic Canada during this period.
7.4.4 analyze the struggle for empowerment by new cultural groups immigrating to Canada between 1870 and 1914.

Canada's Political Expansion

The Numbered Treaties

Metis Culture
Key Terms: Nation, Country Born, Pemmican, Buffalo

Louis Riel and the Red River Rebellion

The link below is an additional resource to help students to understand the events that lead to the rebellion:


The North-West Rebellion

The National Policy