Establish Canadian sovereignty in Western Canada and discourage further rebellions.
They protected the west
The NWMP didn't settle - they were a police force in the north west of Canada. They were sent out west to protect settlers and First Nations.and poo
They were create for control the people of Western Canada many of who did not agree with their colonisation by Canada. This is why they were based on an Irish Para-Military group used by the British for the same purposes.
Although it is an oversimplification, it is often said that the major difference between the settlement of the American West and the Canadian West, is that in America the people preceded the law, whereas in Canada the law preceded the people. The North West Mounted Police made their appearance on Canada's prairies before large numbers of settlers arrived. They were well-established beforehand, and maintained law and order throughout the settlement of the West.
French, Sir George Arthur (1841-1921), first commissioner of the North West Mounted Police, was born at Roscommon, Ireland, on June 19, 1841, the eldest son of John French, of Mornington Park, county Dublin. He was educated at Sandhurst and Woolwich, and in 1860 obtained a commission in the Royal Artillery. In 1870 he was appointed inspector of artillery by the Canadian government, with the rank of lieut.-colonel in the Canadian militia. In 1873 he organized the North West Mounted Police, became its first commissioner, and commanded it on its famous march to the foothills of the Rockies in 1874. He resigned his post in Canada in 1876; and in subsequent years he occupied various military positions in Queensland, in Bombay, and in New South Wales, attaining finally the rank of major-general. He died on July 28, 1921. In 1862 he married Janet Clark, daughter of Robert Long Innes, of Kingston, Ontario. He was created a C.M.G. in 1877, and a K.C.M.G. in 1902.
North-West Mounted Police was created in 1873.
The North West Mounted police are people who were the police out west in Alberta Manitoba ECT who were to maintain order out west.
the purpose of forming the North West Mounted Police was to bring justice to the west.
The duration of North West Mounted Police - film - is 2.08 hours.
North West Mounted Police - film - was created on 1940-10-22.
R. C. Macleod has written: 'The North-West Mounted Police 1873-1905' -- subject(s): History, Royal Canadian Mounted Police 'The North West Mounted Police, 1873-1919' -- subject(s): History, North West Mounted Police (Canada), Police
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The North West Mounted Police helped the aboriginal people out to get whisky, and good so in return the aboriginal people would be ready to help protect the west.
Today The Canadian Northwest Mounted Police Are Know As The RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police or the Canadian mounties for short. ========================== At first, they were known simply as the Mounted Police. Then they became known as the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP). Later they became the Royal North-West Mounted Police (RNWMP), but "Canadian" was not a part of their name until they became the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).