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The History of Québec
Jacques Cartier discovered Canada in 1534. Samuel Champlain built Québec city in 1608. 1759 Plains d’Abraham fight between English and French people. English people won. 1763 traité de Paris, France gives Canada to England. 1774 Acte de Québec, adoption of all the civil French laws. 1822 Britain people of Montreal want to unify the English and French parts of Canada. The proposed text forbid the use of French in the legislation. French Canadians are against this initiative. 1867 Article 133 gives to French the status of official language in Ottawa Parliament and Québec parliament only. 1968 Trudeau is the chief of PLC. 25 juin, he is elected first minister of Canada and will talk about <
René Lévesque, major minister in Jean Lesage’s party, will spread trust and pride among the Québec people. He nationalised the electricity. Because of this extraordinary tool, Québec entered in the world of big businesses and that all happened in French, for the first time. First Minister, reformatory, gave the French language chart, the democratically finance to politic parties, the agricultural zones, car assurance, and etc. He gave to Québec the desire to be itself and free.
- Recognition of Québec as a distinct society.
- Guarantee to obtain the power on immigration.
- Limitation to govern without the federal government
- Recognition of a partial veto right on certain articles of the Constitution.
Adoption by the government Lévesque of the 101 law