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MORRIS, CHARLES (1759-1831) – Volume VI (1821-1835)

b. 18 Nov. 1759 in Hopkinton, Mass.

Confederation

Responsible Government

Sir John A. Macdonald

From the Red River Settlement to Manitoba (1812–70)

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir George-Étienne Cartier

Sports

The Fenians

Women in the DCB/DBC

The Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864

Introductory Essays of the DCB/DBC

The Acadians

For Educators

The War of 1812 

Canada’s Wartime Prime Ministers

The First World War

The Constitutional Project: The Quebec Resolutions
Original title:  Resolutions of the Québec Conference of 1864, with doodles by John A. Macdonald in 1866. Library and Archives Canada.

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Delegates at the Quebec conference drafted a document that provided the constitutional framework for confederation: the 72 resolutions. George BROWN played a central role:

[Brown] took a stand against an elected senate in the new federal parliament, as he had previously against the elective upper house introduced in the province of Canada, because of the problem of basing British responsible government on the confidence of two representative bodies, particularly if they were of different party complexion.”

 

To learn more about the 72 resolutions that came out of the Quebec conference, as well as the reorganization of political and judicial systems and the attitudes they inspired, please consult the list of biographies below:

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