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Execution of Thomas Scott - The Métis Resistance

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

John Christian Schultz, member of a nationalistic political group called Canada First, organizes an attack on Fort Garry in response to the Red River Resistance led by Louis Riel. Riel's execution of a prisoner named Thomas Scott, who is linked to this group, proves to be the downfall of the resistance movement. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

North West Rebellion

Type: Document

The North West Rebellion lasted less than three months in the spring of 1885. But the prairie uprising had an enduring effect on a nation. Its leader, Louis Riel, became a permanent symbol of language, religious and racial divisions in Canada. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation