The citizens vote for the electorate and the upper levels of government would have to get approval from them if they want to make changes. It made Canada more democratic. Expansionism- The idea that the Americans had a right to ownership over all of North America. Many Americans used the term “Manifest Destiny” when they referred to expansionism. It is one of the causes of the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
The Canadian Legal System Upon completion of this part, you should be able to: Explain the term constitutional government, and show how it is achieved in Canada Describe the difference between the civil law and common law systems Explain what is meant by the term “separation of powers” and describe how it is achieved in the Canadian system Explain how power is divided between the Government of Canada and the provinces. Explain how the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms acts to limit law-making powers in Canada Show how each of the three branches of government in Canada become involved in law-making Explain the doctrine of “the supremacy of parliament,” and give examples of its application Distinguish between common law and equity and explain how they interact in the Canadian judicial
A week later the governor general asked Cartier to become the senior prime minister ant to form the new government. Jack Cartier accepted and Macdonald took the role of being the associate Prime Minister. Sir John Alexander Macdonald felt the key to Canada’s success, as a country, would rely on its mother Country
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Political Science 1G06 2013 II Lecture 2a: The Canadian Executive: - Where does executive power lie in the Canadian political system? - Canada is a constitutional monarchy - At least in a Constitutional sense, it is the Queen that is at the Apex of Canadian power Crown - “Defined as the collectivity of executive powers exercised by or in the name of the Monarch” Governor General: - The Governor General exercises Crown power within Canada, in the name of the Queen Power in Theory - The Governor General (at least on paper) o Appoints Senators and Judges o Gives royal assent to law o Summons and dissolves Parliament Power in Practice: - All of this is done on the “advice” of the government of the day - The Governor General’s assent is usually
Comparison point 2: Democracies a.) This essay will analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the parliamentary system of Canada and the Presidential System of the United States. b.) And it will help to understand which government is effective. Comparison Point 3: Wars A.
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