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Section 1

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Conscriptionor drafting, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
Conscientious Objectora person who refuses to serve in the armed forces or bear arms on moral or religious grounds.
Patriotichaving or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one's country
Electiona formal and organized choice by vote of a person for a political office or other position.
Plebiscitethe direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.
Labour Unions is an organization intended to represent the collective interests of workers in negotiations with employers over wages, hours, benefits and working conditions.
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Section 2

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Premierfirst in importance, order, or position; leading; In Canada, the chief minister of a government of a province
Nationalista person with strong patriotic feelings, especially one who believes in the superiority of their country over others.
Distinct Society(in French: la société distincte) is a political term especially used during constitutional debate in Canada, in the second half of the 1980s and in the early 1990s, and present in the two failed constitutional amendments, the Meech Lake Accord and the Charlottetown Accord.
Catholica member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Foreign Investmentinvolves capital flows from one country to another, granting extensive ownership stakes in domestic companies and assets.
Briberythe giving or offering of a bribe.
Corruptiondishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery.
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Section 3

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Reformmake changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it.
Industrializationthe development of industries in a country or region on a wide scale.
Modernizationthe process of adapting something to modern needs or habits
Nationalizetransfer (a major branch of industry or commerce) from private to state ownership or control.
Prime Ministerthe head of an elected government; the principal minister of a sovereign or state.
Anglophonesan English-speaking person
Francophonea French-speaking person
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Section 4

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Sovereigntythe authority of a state to govern itself or another state
Terrorismthe unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
Biculturalisminvolves two originally distinct cultures in some form of coexistence.
Bilingualismthe use of at least two languages by an individual
Constitutiona body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
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Section 5

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Manifestoa public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate.
Invokecite or appeal to (someone or something) as an authority for an action or in support of an argument.
Referenduma general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision
Sovereignty-AssociationIn May 1980, the Parti Québécois government used a referendum to ask the people of Québec for a mandate to negotiate sovereigntyassociation, thus defined, with the federal and other provincial authorities. The PQ lost the vote (60 per cent to 40 per cent).
Patriatetransfer control over (a constitution) from a mother country to its former dependency.
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