The canadian goverment promised B.C a cross railroad.
some people in British Columbia supported the idea because they wanted more control over their government. British Columbia had the advantage that if they would join the confederation the Canadian government would make them a railway from Nova Scotia to British Columbia
The colony of British Columbia joined Confederation on July 20 1871.
British Columbia had three possible choices:British Columbia could remain a British colony.British Columbia could join the United States.British Columbia could join the Canadian Confederation (Canada).(Courtesy of Oxford Canadian History: Flashback Canada Fourth Edition)
British Columbia joined Confederation on July 20, 1871.
British Columbia Joined confederation on July 20th 1871July 20th 1871
The three choices open to the colony of british columbia in 870-1871 were that British Columbia could remain a British colony, the colony could join the united states and that British columbia could join the canadian confederation.
Only one province joined the Canadian Confederation in 1871 and that was British Columbia, previously a British colony.
British Columbia is the westernmost Canadian province.
Manitoba joined Confederation July 15, 1870. British Columbia joined Confederation July 20, 1871.
British Columbia is located in the middle of paradise , on the west coast of Canada .
The Columbia River originates in British Columbia