The Manitoba School Question and Archbishop Walsh The Manitoba school question was one of the most important events in the relationship between Catholics and Protestants in Canada. It also caused a conflict between English and French Canadians. In “The Thompson and Bowell Government” Henry Dodwell explains how the Manitoba School question concerned the provincial government of Manitoba’s plan to abolish the separate school system and replace it with a compulsory public school system(Dodwell,1929,p.507). While this may sound like a minor issue it had major ramifications on English-French relations, the project of Confederation itself and the relationship between the provinces and the Federal government. The Manitoba school question was...The end:
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