Posted: June 22nd, 2022
Article Analysis: The Quebec Aboriginal Dispossession
The articles in question argue for the rights of Quebec aboriginals to receive compensation after being displaced and removed from their lands following the British invasion of New France.
After developing a tendency to purchase land from aboriginals, the British government later developed a policy that was later adopted by Canada.
This led to the Quebec Aboriginals being deprived of their land rights without any compensation.
This essay will analyze the article and examine its presentation. It will also discuss the importance of the article for historians as well as the added value it provides Canadian Historians.
The British could not acquire land from Quebec aboriginals without a legal treaty or legal framework.
Because every human being has rights, I stand by this position. Everything should be done on the basis of a standardised legal framework.
Alain Beaulieu has written an article explaining how the British illegally stole land from Quebec’s original landowners.
The British government was supposed to sign a treaty that would have protected human dignity and followed a standard legal framework.
This was not the case and the Quebec aboriginals were forced to give up their land, without receiving any compensation.
The author also shows that the Canadian government joined the process, and adopted a unilateral policy for land appropriation. This further dispossessed the aboriginals, without any indication of reliance on the fully negotiated treaty.
This author seeks to demonstrate how a legally standard framework is essential in relation land issues. She also shows how a policy legal was used to address the Quebec aboriginal land question.
The article’s content is historical in that it focuses on the Indian Quebec Land Policy, which was interpreted negatively, despite it being an important part of the unilateral dispossession policy.
The paper also examines the history of colonization to show how injustices can be rectified using a standard legal framework.
Alain Beaulieu is a historian with extensive historical knowledge of colonization, colonial policy, and the effects it had on global communities.
The author, a Stanford University lawyer, has a deep understanding of the legal frameworks that should be followed when taking community land to support government activities.
The Stanford University department of history and law received the article.
This research article was created in 2011 when there was rice available for investigation.
This was an important time and the researcher was able uncover new information about stigmatizations and how different governments used the same policies.
The article content author used and presented evidence throughout this study.
In the study, the author uses quotes from British treaties to begin the evidence.
Each paragraph corresponds to a citation in the study, showing a systematic presentation.
Additionally, the author included in the content British policies regarding indigenous land purchases as justifications for his claims.
In a similar vein, the author presented the Canadian unilateral dispossession law and gave a link to how it was adopted by colonial Britain’s stigmatizing policies.
In the footnotes, the author uses the thought of other scholars to address the same issue of Quebec aboriginal soil dispossession. She also provides maps that show the exact locations of displacement.
Historical scholars can validate the claims made in the study by using these sources. The reading is therefore more valid.
This article is a crucial document in history. It also contributes to historical knowledge development.
Because the study article taps into an unexplored area and provides historians with facts and ideas regarding the unjustly dispossession of various land lands from aboriginal community in various parts. This article focuses on the Quebec indigenous group in particular.
To learn about the origins of unilateral land dispossession policy, historians should read the research article and link it to the rising demands for reformation, and cry out for justice.
According to the author, the article is considered a scholarly piece because it uses past land policies as a basis, reconstructs the past and then links it with the new perspective, emerging requirements for standard frameworks.
The author also presents the content in a pleasant manner and uses numerous studies to support it.
“THE ACQUISITION ABORIGINAL LAND IN CANADA”
Empire by Treaty – Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900 (2014) 101.