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Red River Metis

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Name:_________________
Date:__________________
Directions: Please read all the questions carefully. If you have any questions put up your
hand I will come to your desk. You have 50 minutes to complete this quiz. When you are
finished, turn over your test and quietly read or work on other homework.
There are 10 questions, worth a total of 33 marks.
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True or False

1.
Circle T if the statement is true and circle F if the statement is false. For each
statement - write a brief description of why it is true, or if it is false change the
sentence to make it true. 2 marks each
What factors led to Louis Riels emergence as the leader of the Metis?
T

Louis Riel stood out in his community as someone who was well
educated.

Give a brief description as to why you chose your answer.


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T

Louis Riel identified strongly with the francophone Metis because


his Mother was Metis.

Give a brief description as to why you chose your answer.


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Louis Riel had leadership in his blood, as his father organized Metis
hunters and traders.

Give a brief description as to why you chose your answer.


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Multiple Choice circle the correct (one) answer - 1 mark each

2.

What does the term assimilation mean?


A. Movement of people intending to establish a home and gain citizenship in a
country that is not their native country
B. Process by which an individual or minority group loses its original culture when
absorbed into another culture
C. A method where an individual or group changes their attitudes and behaviours to
suit a new situation
D. A change in the characteristics of a population

Use the following source for question 3.

RED RIVER OUTRAGE


A Public Meeting of the inhabitants of
Hullet, Morris and Wawanosh will be
held in the
VILLAGE OF BLYTHE
On Wednesday, 20th April at 4 oclock
P.M
To afford Loyal People an opportunity of
expressing their deep indignation at the
vile crimes committed in Ruperts Land
by imprisoning and murdering British
and Canadian subjects.
HURRAH FOR CANADA
A ROPE FOR THE MURDERER
RIEL!!!

3.

This announcement was made after the death of Thomas Scott. This announcement
represents that:
A. The Catholic leaders of the church were furious with Louis Riel for allowing the
murder of Thomas Scott
B. The British Protestants planned to come together to create a plan to save the
Metis from the negative influences of Louis Riel
C. The British Protestants believed they had the power over the people living in the
Red River Settlement and Louis Riel was questioning this
D. The British Protestants and Catholic leaders created an announcement for meeting
to come together to develop a plan to properly punish Louis Riel

Each of the following speech bubbles represents a different perspective of the


Manitoba Act. Use these sources to answer question 4,5,6 and 7 on the next page.

Speaker #1

The Manitoba Act does not address our iss

The Manitoba Act adequately addresses some of our concerns, but we fear that agreements may not

The Manitoba Act defends our language and religion and w

The threat of violence was what forced the government into

Use sources above (page 3) to answer the following questions

4. The speaker who is most likely to belong to the Metis culture is?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

5. The speaker who is most likely to identify themselves as First Nations is?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

6. The speaker who is most likely to represent the Canadien perspective?


A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

7. The speaker who is most likely to represent the British perspective?

A.
B.
C.
D.

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Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

Matching

8. For each statement, identify if it is a cause of the Red River Rebellion in 1869, or
is it a cause of the second Metis uprising in 1885 or is it a cause that affected both.
1 mark each.
Each letter can be used more than once.

A. Red River Rebellion 1869


B. Second Metis Uprising 1885
C. Both 1869 and 1885.

_____ It was a protest against injustice


_____ Canadian Pacific Railroad
bypassed their region.
_____ William McDougall and surveyors
tried to enter the land.
_____ First Nations were promised
reserves but no facilities had
been made for them.
_____ Initiated by the Canadian
government who tried to reassign
the land on which the Metis lived.
_____ The disruption of the Metis

lifestyle by Canadas purchase and


division of Ruperts land.
_____ Roots in how the EnglishProtestant government viewed and
related to the FrancophoneCatholic Metis.
_____The buffalo that people relied
on for their livelihood were
disappearing at a fast pace
_____ Language and cultural difficulty
of having an English speaking
government

Short Answer

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9. How were the Red River Resistance and the second Metis uprising an example of
counter assimilation?
Provide three reasons and briefly explain each reason. 6 marks.

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Use this political cartoon to answer question 10.

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10. Provide an explanation about what this political cartoon is representing?


(Provide 2 reasons as to why you think that 2 marks)
What might the cartoonists perspective be? (1 mark)
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Red River Metis

ANSWER

Name:_________________
Date:__________________

Directions: Please read all the questions carefully. If you have any questions put up your
hand I will come to your desk. You have 50 minutes to complete this quiz. When you are
finished, turn over your test and quietly read or work on other homework.
There are 10 questions, worth a total of 33 marks.
________________________________________________________________________

True or False

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1.
Circle T if the statement is true and circle F if the statement is false. For each
statement - write a brief description of why it is true, or if it is false change the
sentence to make it true. 2 marks each
What factors led to Louis Riels emergence as the leader of the Metis?
T

Louis Riel stood out in his community as someone who was well
educated

Give a brief description as to why you chose your answer. ______________


Riel left Red River at the age 13 and studied priesthood and then went on to work in a
law office.

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T
F
Louis Riel identified strongly with the Francophone Metis because
his Mother was Metis.
Give a brief description as to why you chose your answer.
____His Mother was Canadienne, but his Father was Metis.

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Louis Riel had leadership in his blood, as his father organized Metis
hunters and traders.

Give a brief description as to why you chose your answer. Louis Riel was
influenced by his Fathers political legacy. His father was a political leader and business
man in the Metis community. He organized a large Metis Resistance to the HBC fur
trading monopoly.

Multiple Choice circle the correct (one) answer - 1 mark each

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2.

What does the term assimilation mean?


A. movement of people intending to establish a home and gain citizenship in a
country that is not their native country
B. process by which an individual or minority group loses its original culture when
absorbed into another culture
C. a method where an individual or group changes their attitudes and behaviours to
suit a new situation
D. a change in the characteristics of a population

Use the following source to answer question 3


RED RIVER OUTRAGE
A Public Meeting of the inhabitants
of Hullet, Morris and Wawanosh will
be held in the
VILLAGE OF BLYTHE
On Wednesday, 20th April at 4
oclock P.M
To afford Loyal People an
opportunity of expressing their deep
indignation at the vile crimes
committed in Ruperts Land by
imprisoning and murdering British
and Canadian subjects.
HURRAH FOR CANADA

3. This announcement was made after the death of Thomas Scott. This announcement
represents that:
A. The Catholic leaders of the church were furious with Louis Riel for allowing the
murder of Thomas Scott
B. The British Protestants planned to come together to create a plan to save the Metis
from the negative influences of Louis Riel
C. British Protestants believed they had the power over the people living in the Red
River Settlement and Louis Riel was questioning this
D. The British Protestants and Catholic leaders created an announcement for a
meeting to come together to develop a plan to properly punish Louis Riel

Each of the following speech bubbles represents a different perspective of the


Manitoba Act. Use these sources to answer question 4,5,6 and 7 on the next page.

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Speaker #1

The Manitoba Act does not address our iss

The Manitoba Act adequately addresses some of our concerns, but we fear that agreements may not

The Manitoba Act defends our language and religion and w

The threat of violence was what forced the government into

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Use sources above (page 3) to answer the following questions

4. The speaker who is most likely to belong to the Metis culture is?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

5. The speaker who is most likely to identify themselves as First Nations is?
A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

6. The speaker who is most likely to represent the Canadien perspective?


A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

7. The speaker who is most likely to represent the British perspective?


A.
B.
C.
D.

Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4

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Matching
8. For each statement, identify if it is a cause of the Red River Rebellion in 1869, or
is it a cause of the second Metis uprising in 1885 or is it a cause that affected both.
1 mark each.
Each letter can be used more than once.

A. Red River Rebellion 1869


B. Second Metis Uprising 1885
C. Both 1869 and 1885.

__C__ It was a protest against injustice


__B__ Canadian Pacific Railroad
bypassed their region.
__A__ William McDougall and surveyors
tried to enter the land.
__B__ First Nations were promised
reserved but no facilities had
been made for them.
__C__ initiated by the Canadian
government who tried to reassign
the land on which the Metis lived.

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__A__ the disruption of the Metis
lifestyle by Canadas purchase and
division of Ruperts land.
__C__ roots in how the EnglishProtestant government viewed and
related to the FrancophoneCatholic Metis.

__B__The buffalo that people relied


on for their livelihood were
disappearing at a fast pace
__C__ language and cultural difficulty
of having an English speaking
government

Short Answer

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9. How were the Red River Resistance and the second Metis uprising an example
of counter assimilation?
Provide three reasons and briefly explain each reason. 6 marks.
Full marks will be given to students who provide three solid reasons as to why these
events are an example of counter assimilation and if they have backed up their reasoning
with information they have learned in class. Reasons can include: The fight for Metis
rights, Francophone rights, First Nations rights, denying access to William McDougall
and the surveyors, rejecting Britains ruling of selling Ruperts land to the HBC etc.

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Use
this

political cartoon to answer question 10

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10. Provide an explanation about what this political cartoon is representing? What
might the cartoonists perspective be? 6 marks
Answers may vary as students may have different perspectives on how to read the
political cartoon. Full marks will be given to the answers that tie their reasoning back to
what they have learned about Louis Riel, the Red River Rebellion and the Second Metis
Uprising.

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Remember to check your answers

Quiz/Test
Blueprint

Teacher
Roosmarijn Pastink
Name
Subject
Social Studies Grade 7
Topic/Foc
Red River Metis & Louis Riel
us

Taxonomic Level
Type
I
Reme
mberi
ng
Unde
rstan
ding

Type
II

Type
III

Apply
ing,
Analy
zing

Evaluat
ing,
Creatin
g

Question Types

Outcomes

Multiple
Choice

True
/False

Matchi
ng

Short
Answer

Total
Exte
nde
d
Resp
onse

7.2.4 assess critically, the role,


contributions and influence of the
Red River Metis on the
development of western Canada by
exploring and reflecting upon the
following questions and issues

Q.1

Q.1

1
6
marks

(6
marks
)

What factors led to


Louis Riels emergence
as the leader of the
Metis?

7.2.4 assess critically, the role,


contributions and influence of the
Red River Metis on the
development of western Canada by
exploring and reflecting upon the
following questions and issues

Q.8

Q.8

What similarities and


differences exist
between the causes of
the Red River
Resistance in 1869 and
the causes of the
second Metis uprising
in 1888

Q.8

1
9
marks

(9
marks)

7.2.4 assess critically, the role,


contributions and influence of the
Red River Metis on the
development of western Canada by
exploring and reflecting upon the
following questions and issues

Q.3

Q.4
Q.5
Q.6
Q.7

Q.9
Q.10

To what extent were


the Red River
Resistance and the
second Metis uprising
means to counter
assimilation

7.2.4 assess critically, the role,


contributions and influence of the
Red River Metis on the
development of western Canada by
exploring and reflecting upon the
following questions and issues

What were the Metis,


First Nations, French
and British
perspectives on the
events that led to the
establishment of
Manitoba

Q.3
(1 mark)

Q.4
Q.5
Q.6
Q.7
(4
marks)

Q.9
Q.10
(9
marks)

3
10
marks

1
4
marks

Terms: assimilation

(1 mark)

Q.3
Q.4
Q.5
Q.6
Q.7

Q.4
Q.5
Q.6
Q.7

1
1
mark

Q.2

Q.2

Q.10

Q.10

Skill: 7.S.1 develop skills of


critical thinking and creative
thinking:
determine the validity of
information based on
context, bias, source,
objectivity, evidence

Skill: 7.S.1 develop skills of


critical thinking and creative
thinking:
evaluate, critically,
ideas, information and
positions from multiple
perspectives

Total 11 (Q.8 is 2)

Q.3
Q.4-7

Q.10

Q.4-7

Q.10

6
6 marks

1
6
marks

1
9
marks

2
9
marks

10 Q.
30
mark
s