While waiting for the Seven Years' War to come to an end, British military government
was _______________________ in the colony, between 1760 and 1763, to facilitate its administration and to maintain order. British military rule did not interfere with the laws, religion and language.
The seigneurial system and the captains of the ______________ were retained.
surrendered religion militia language
stayed lay peace military
Word Sort: Sort the words under the following categories.
Nouns Verbs Adjectives Define the Articles of Capitulation.
North America in the 1740s
Use the Smartboard presentation to review the concepts for the final test. You can administer the game how you want as rules, teams, etc. If you don’t have access to a Smartboard, use an overhead project and the questions and answer sheet that is attached.
5. ___ At the battle of Plains of Abraham, the armies were numerically equal between the British and French.
Multiple Choice: Choose the correct answer. (7 marks)
1. Why did the General of the British forces choose the Plains of Abraham as a site for an attack?
a) it was an easy place to attack.
b) It would surprise the French if they attacked there, upstream rather than downstream.
c) it was a large open area that they could use ships to fire canons on.
2. The Acadians were;
a) of French descent
b) of British descent
c) French and British descent
3. The Acadians were forced to take an oath of allegiance because;
a) they were threatening the British in the colony by attacking them each day and the British were growing tired of fighting them in the colony.
b) they were French living in a British colony, and the French wanted to know if they went to war with the French that they would remain loyal to the British throne.
4. The Articles of Capitulation;
a) outlined the terms under which the French and the Canadiens would surrender to the British at the end of the Seven Years War.
c) outlined that all French would be deported from the colonies in British North America.
5. In the Articles of Capitulation the French were forced;
a) to lay down their arms and give up their religion and language.
b) to lay down their arms, swear an oath of allegiance, and deported immediately if they did not take the oath.
c) to lay down their arms, but kept their religion, language and the seigneurial system.
6. At the end of the War of Spanish Succession one effect was;
a) the French gave up claims to Acadia and Newfoundland.
b) the French gave up control of all possessions in British North America.
c) this ended all British and French hostilities and fighting.
7. The Battle of the Plains of Abraham was a battle part of this conflict;
a) The War of Spanish Succession
b) The Seven Years War
c) King William’s War
Short Answer: Answer in complete sentences. (3 marks)
1. Identify 3 reasons why the French lost the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
Define and state the significance of two of the following. Battle of the Plains of Abraham, Deportation of the Acadians, Articles of Capitulation. (8 marks)
____/30 marks Acknowledgements
Bain, Colin. Canadian History 7. (Don Mills, Ontario: Pearson, 2008).
Clark, Arnold, McKay, and Soetaert. Canada Revisisted 7. (Edmonton, Alberta: Arnold Publishing Ltd, 1999).
New France – Canada in the Making. www.canadiana.org
Jean Talon Role Play. http://canadaonline.about.com
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