Chapter 4 Worksheet

Chapter 4 Worksheet
Answer ALL questions in FULL sentences on a separate sheet of paper. Be sure to
answer ALL parts of EVERY question.
1. Define: affirm, collective identity, and collective rights. Describe how each term
effects the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
2. What collective rights do official language groups have under the Charter?
3. Look at the three photos and read the captions on page 119. Based on these
photographs, what challenges and opportunities do collective rights create for
Canada? Provide at least two challenges and opportunities.
4. Define: First Nations and Indian. Why does the constitution still refer to
aboriginal groups as “Indian” even though the terminology has been changed
5. What are the “numbered treaties?” When were they established? What do they
control? By looking at the map on page 124, which treaties govern aboriginal
groups in Alberta?
6. Define: Annuity and reserve.
7. Why did the First Nations negotiate treaties? Provide at least two reasons.
8. Look at the chart on pages 128-135. What are some of the major differences (at
least three) between the aboriginal perspective and the government view of the
treaties and policies? Explain. What are some possible conflicts or consequences
of these different perspectives? Explain your reasoning.
9. Define: assimilate, ethnocentrism, and Indian Act. Describe how each of those
words has affected the aboriginal population of Canada at some point. Provide at
least three specific examples.
10. What do Francophone students in Alberta have in common with Anglophone
students in Quebec? Use the map on page 142 to help you formulate your answer.
Explain your reasoning.
11. What Charter rights are afforded to official language groups? Provide at least
three. Explain.
12. Read the statement on page 151 from MP Denis Coderre. What responsibilities of
citizenship does it reflect? Why might some Francophones have a different
perspective than him? Explain.
13. What laws recognize the collective rights of the Metis?
14. What wsa the Red River Resistance? What significance does it hold for how
Metis were treated by the government.
15. Define Scrip. Explain its significance to the Metis.
16. Who was Louis Riel? Why is his history controversial? Explain.
17. Why was the Canada Act of 1982 important for Metis rights?