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2)elite accommodation


4)the embedded state


6)private sector

7)public sector

1) forcing some one to do something

2)the elites make all of the laws and they benefit them.

3)technology, business and culture being influenced by other countries

4)the state and the people are connected, cant act separately.

5) a set of rules that make a decision for everyone

6)the non government part of the economy, profit orientated.

7)the government controlled and funded part of the economy

the French and the USA

Didn't want a lot of government control

Didn't want elites

Wanted individual rights

5 key constitutions

1)The royal proclamation 1763

2)Durham report

3)Canadian confederation

4)BNA act

5)the constitution 1982

5 facts about the royal proclomation

An agreement between the French and the English

Protected French language, religion and cultural rights

Before this act they had tried to assimilate them

Initiated trade agreements with natives

Declared no citizen could buy native land.

reality situation very different-french catholics excluded from gov.

5 key points of the Durham report

created good governence meaning gov had to have 50% confidence of the legislature.

united upper and lower can

governer general of Canada

wanted one big country so created provinces, but didnt create a federal gov which a problem.

5 key points of Canadian constitution

Created a federal government, the senate and the house of common

Created division of power

Created sec 91 and 92 of constitution as well peace order and good governance act.

Each province got a lieutenant governor

Created JCPC

5 key points of the BNA act

Created the dominion of Canada

layed out vaguely the structure of Canada

Sir John A MacDonald was in charge

didnt protect any aboriginal rights- now subjects not citizens

Role of the jcpc

highest court in canada

always sided with the federal government

meant to keep canada british close

European contact with Canada

and Aboriginals

Aboriginals here the longest

Europeans showed up because of fur trade.

Aboriginals don't believe in land claims

Europeans tried to negotiate with aboriginals

Indian act

federal gov tried to control all aspects of their lives

created status and non status indians

had land claims issues- up north land claims easier than down south

Aboriginals affairs continued

white paper act 1969- to assimilate all the Indian to make them regular Canadians

Assembly of Aboriginals-agree to support each other

Elijah harper stops the Meech lake accord.

recent development with Aboriginals

settlements with them and the Anglican church over residential schools

recognition of metis

emergence of strong advocacy groups

Current challenges with Aboriginals

dividing them up into 3 categories- north american Indian, Inuit, and metis

disproportionately high poverty, incarceration, suicide, alcoholism

Quebec history

originally given lots of freedom, which made them do very French things, so when that was taken it was hard.

The Riel Rebellion

The conscription crisis

the quiet rebellion

Until 1940's, jean lesage premier

Very little provincial gov, run by catholic church

mandatory school, votes for all, own utilities

role of church diminishes,laissez faire economy

1960-66. children with man. school business age-form business class, have their own services such as hydro Quebec, health care, public services, started student loans.

Rene levesque

bloc quebecois- similar to NDP

keep passport, economy, and currency

GENDRON comission made french prim lang.

bill 22- french only offic. lang

bill 101- only french documents allowed, companies 50+ persons french only.

jcpc and federalism

classical: provinces not subordinate to feds

they're coordinate levels, each have things they're in charge of.

jcpc and classic federalsim

respect for the rules of federalism in important

regarded as undemocratic

no longer used


fed. paternalism- control everything about them.

3 sources of power in canada


legislative (executive, anything gov. and its funct)

the people(the electoral system)

3 approaches to studying politics:

pluralist- power widely dispersed, not monopolized

public choice: bargaining process, politicians promise things for votes

class analysis: democ. controlled by those who have power