|SS10 – Horizons Chpt 5 (4)
The Northwest Rebellion of 1885
Directions: Read pages 192-197 in your text Horizons: Canada Moves West
1. On a separate piece of paper, provide definitions for the following terms;
Metis Metis Bill of Rights pragmatist
2. On a separate piece of paper, answer the following questions using COMPLETE
Why did the Metis move to the Northwest? What was the Canadian government’s plan for the Northwest? (2 mks for details and quality of explanation)
When and why did Louis Reil return to Manitoba (who convinced him to come back). What was the Metis Bill of Rights? ( 2 mks for quality response and inclusion of details)
In your own words, describe the battle of Duck Lake and Batoche. (2 mks for details and quality of response)
In your own words, describe the trial of Louis Reil (2 mks for quality of response and inclusion of details)
3. Use the internet to find a picture or image of Louis Reil. Create your own “Wanted” poster that the Canadian government could have created for capturing Louis Reil. Be sure to include a description as to the reasons for his arrest and offer a reward.
You will receive 5 mks for the quality of work and evidence of effort.
Total: ____/ 18