- Make a list of all the different arguments from the selected passages from the 1865 Confederation debates. What arguments did you find most persuasive?
- What role did environment and geography play in the debates?
- In what ways did the U.S. influence Canada’s Confederation debates in 1865?
- Why did A.A. Dorion oppose Confederation?
- How did parliamentarians characterize nature when making arguments about Confederation?
- What arguments were missing from the selected passages from the 1865 Confederation debates?