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Why was canada divided into two colonies?

After the war, many loyalists moved to Canada. But most did not want to live in a French culture.To avoid problems , Great Britain divided the land into two colonies, upper canada and lower canada.


Why was the country Canada formed?

In the 1860s the British colonies were facing many different kinds of problems. One solution for all of these was for the colonies to come together to form one country. These are the problems that led to confederation:


Which Colonies united to form Canada in 1867?

the answer to how many colonies united to form Canada in 1867 is four===================================================No, the answer is three.Canada was the first country to be created by legislation.Section 3 of the British North America Act (now the Constitution Act) united the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the pre-Confederation Province of Canada into a new country, Canada, on July 1, 1867.Section 6 of the Act then severed the Province of Canada into the Provinces of Ontario and Québec.


Why did canada leave the british empire?

Many people believed that they didn't want to be governed by a country an ocean away, and it took many days to be able to send messages, so there is very low communication, and they wanted to trade to a place nearby. Then, on 1867, 4 colonies, Canada West, Canada East, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick joined together to make the dominion of Canada, and then, the other colonies, like British Columbia, joined later on.


What was the political condition in Canada before confederation?

The colonies where separated send depended on England Canada became a country in July1,1867.

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Why was canada divided into two colonies?

After the war, many loyalists moved to Canada. But most did not want to live in a French culture.To avoid problems , Great Britain divided the land into two colonies, upper canada and lower canada.


Why did europeans want form colonies in West Africa?

Europeans wanted to form colonies in west Africa because it was a good trading spot


Why did Britain give their colonies to Canada?

Britain didn't give colonies to Canada. Canada as a country didn't exist to have anything given to them. Canada was created from colonies that reached an agreement for self government.


Before the declaration of independence were the 13 colonies called Canada?

No, they were seperate colonies with their own names. The Canada's (Upper and Lower Canada) were the only colonies bearing that name.


Why did the government of Canada want to have control of the land of the Canadian northwest?

It was them or the USA and the USA was by far the greatest threat to Canada and other British colonies in North America.


What state began as the british colonies the US or Canada?

Both the USA and Canada were British colonies.


Why didn't the British want Canada to be united?

Because when the colonies were all seperated (divided, not one country) it was easy for Britain to control them. But if Canada joined, the would become stronger and more independent. Britain might loose its relationship with Canada. Joining all the colonies together would make them very strong


Is Canada a colonizer country?

No, Canada has never had any colonies.


Why was the country Canada formed?

In the 1860s the British colonies were facing many different kinds of problems. One solution for all of these was for the colonies to come together to form one country. These are the problems that led to confederation:


Why did the 13 colonies form a representative government?

The 13 colonies wanted to form a representative government in order to form a single voice that would represent them in a more perfect union. They didn't want any more than one voice representing them.


Which Colonies united to form Canada in 1867?

the answer to how many colonies united to form Canada in 1867 is four===================================================No, the answer is three.Canada was the first country to be created by legislation.Section 3 of the British North America Act (now the Constitution Act) united the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the pre-Confederation Province of Canada into a new country, Canada, on July 1, 1867.Section 6 of the Act then severed the Province of Canada into the Provinces of Ontario and Québec.


What is country north of the colonies?

Canada.