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Canadian Theme Unit
Quebec's Quiet Revolution

Canadian Theme Unit
Canadian Theme Unit

Quebec's Quiet Revolution
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.18

     challenging words:    boardroom, laboured, mandate, longtime, premier, nationalism, economic, forestry, hydro-electric, clergy, status, teaching, civil, province, mining, violent
     content words:    Quiet Revolution, Seven Years War, United States, Scottish Quebecers, Maurice Duplessis, Since World War II, Jean Lesage, On June, Union Nationale, New France

Quebec's Quiet Revolution
By Mary Lynn Bushong

1     What do you think of when you hear the word revolution? You may think of one government being replaced violently by another. However, not all revolutions are violent. Quebec's awakening to its own potential was known as the Quiet Revolution.
2     Since the end of the Seven Years War, Quebec was controlled by English interests. Until about 1960, most of the province's natural resources were controlled by England, Canada, and the United States.
3     It was the Scottish Quebecers who saw much of Quebec's potential and built up industries. The French workers laboured, but few rose to boardroom positions.
4     Supporting this position was Maurice Duplessis, the longtime premier of Quebec. When he died in 1959, time was right for change.
5     Since World War II, the people of Quebec first learned more about the world through radio. Then they saw more with the first TVs. They were no longer content to live in near poverty.

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