When a country or colony’s economic state or safety is threatened action is required. Confederation was essential to make Canada what it is now. Without Confederation Canada may have been controlled by the US or in a very fragile state. Confederation was was an act in the 1860’s to unite the British North Colonies as one strong independant nation. John A.Macdonald was credited to influence Confederation as he was an Father of Confederation. John A.Macdonald was a Scottish-born Canadian politician and lead to be the first Prime Minister Of Canada
(1867–1873, 1878–1891). On July 1st 1867, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Province of Canada(Canada East and Canada West) joined together to form the Dominion Of Canada which is known and celebrated as Canada today.