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Kyle Stammers Time Line
20 Sep 2017
The Greeks lived in self-governing cities.
Byzantine Emperor Justinian proclaimed the divine right of kings.
In England, King John's nobles revolted against him and forced him to sign the Magna Carta (Great Charter).
Five distinct Aboriginal nations
At the end of the English Civil War
The American Revolution (1775-1783) and the French Revolution (1789-1799) ended
Lord Elgin, the governor of a united Upper and Lower Canada, accepted that the elected body was supreme.
Four provinces in British North America united under the British North America Act to form Confederation.
In 1916 the federal vote in Canada was given to white women over 21 years of age who were British subjects.
The federal vote was given to Canadian women in 1918. Women of colour, however, did not receive the vote. First Nations women did not receive the right to vote in federal elections until 1960.
Britain’s highest judicial authority
The Statute of Westminster was passed by the British Parliament.
The Constitution Act gave Canada the right to make changes to its own Constitution without having to apply to the British Parliament.
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