THIS ADVENTURE CALLED CANADA-BUILDING
Multiple Choice: Select the best available response
What innovation in “living together” was introduced by Canada’s Citizenship Act in 1947?
a. Excluded all those with British ancestry as citizens of Canada
b. Ignored a distinction between British-born and foreign-born as basis for citizenship
c. Created a category of citizenship for those born in Canada only
d. Promoted cultural diversity as a basis for a post-war citizenship
About ___ percent of permanent residents in Canada eventually take the oath of citizenship.
The challenges of Canada-building are formidable. Nevertheless other countries face equally daunting challenges in forging unity from diversity. For example, what country is the site of 16 official languages and 5 major religions?
According to the text, what is meant by the term “adventure” in the chapter title, “An Adventure Called Canada-building”?
a. A foolish project
b. A daring enterprise
c. An unfinished project
d. A contested site
In keeping with Canada’s evolving political status, Canada is moving from a modern nation-state to a postnational ____-state.
When it comes to engaging differences, a modern nation-state tends to endorse a ____ pluralism.
What term is associated with a belief in the need to challenge those conventions to society-building that promote the ideals of consensus, coherence, and commonality?
What kind of society is Canada poised to become as a result of trends in building a new society on the basis of new rules?
c. National Post
d. First past the post
According to the text, the concept of citizenship consists of two dimensions: the legal and the ___.
What term describes a citizenship that is acquired by someone who is not a citizen by birth?