Why wouldn't the British allow the new nation to be called the 'Kingdom Of Canada'?
Britain was concerned that the US would take offence to a "kingdom" being located on its border.
Nevertheless, Canada is a Constitutional Monarchy. The Canadian Crown exists separate and apart from any other Crown, even though the Crown is worn by the same person, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
British North America Yes, it was called British North America. This was to designate where we now call Canada. It was called British North America because the British had control over hear and it was to the North of America (It still is). The Acadians If you are wondering about the Acadians they lived in where we now call Atlantic Canada but they call Acadia. The Acadians were French Immigrants/Settlers.
The United States was never part of the British Commonwealth, which was created long after the US gained its independence from the United Kingdom. The British Commonwealth is now called the Commonwealth of Nations. Canada, which is also in America, has been a part of the Commonwealth of Nations from its beginning.
The UK is not called the British Isles. They are two different things. The British Isles consists of the island of Britain, the island of Ireland and the many small islands around those two large islands. The British Isles is a geographical term. The United Kingdom consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. All of the United Kingdom is in the British Isles, but there are many parts of the British Isles, such as…
Upper Canada and Lower Canada were British Colonies. They were united in 1841 as one colony called the Province of Canada. When Canada was created on July 1, 1867, the Province of Canada was divided into the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. They joined with the British colonies of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to form Canada.