Development of Western Canada
Personalities of 1885

- describe the causes, results, and  personalities of the Red River Rebellion of 1870 and the North West Rebellion of 1885

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

This activity is based on the Historical Background section of the Northwest Resistance web site.

http://library.usask.ca/northwest/background/backgrd.htm

Read the biographies of each of the 'personalities' and summarize using the table below.

 


Big Bear

Date of birth:
Date of death:
Place of birth:
Did before 1885:

Did during 1885:

Did after 1885:

Winner/ loser?
Why?
 

 


Gabriel Dumont

Date of birth:
Date of death:
Place of birth:
Did before 1885:

Did during 1885:

Did after 1885:

Winner/ loser?
Why?
 

 

 

 

 


General
Middleton

Date of birth:
Date of death:
Place of birth:
Did before 1885:

Did during 1885:

Did after 1885:

Winner/ loser?
Why?
 

 


Colonel Otter

Date of birth:
Date of death:
Place of birth:
Did before 1885:

Did during 1885:

Did after 1885:

Winner/ loser?
Why?
 

 


Poundmaker

Date of birth:
Date of death:
Place of birth:
Did before 1885:

Did during 1885:

Did after 1885:

Winner/ loser?
Why?
 

 

 


 


Louis Riel

Date of birth:
Date of death:
Place of birth:
Did before 1885:
 

Did during 1885:
 

Did after 1885:
 

Winner/ loser?
Why?