Prince Edward Island Case Study

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Prince Edward Island was never permitted to follow policies without interference. The Imperial and Canadian authorities Prince Edward Island to remain independent. the Imperial government, particularly on account of the problem of defence, decided to support the Confederation movement. Since the Island’s abstention prevented to some extent the consolidation needed for defence purposes, the Imperial government applied unrelenting pressure to secure the Island’s to Confederation. Prince Edward Island was informed that it should unite with Canada. The Islanders refused to budge; and the House of Assembly framed a vigorous address to the Queen which stated that the Island considered that Confederation “would be as hostile to its feelings and wishes
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