When the new Republic of Czechoslovakia was declared in 1918, it included an area shaped like a horseshoe around Bohemia and Moravia, with a large number of German speaking inhabitants. This area was known as Sudertenland. This German speaking Sudetenland minoirty was used as an excuse by Adolf Hitler to furt Reich-EinFauhrer ("One nation - one country - one leader.) With the co-operation of the Sudertendeautsche Partel (the Sudeten German Party) Hitler saught Sudentendeutsche Freikorps (The Sudetan German Freecorps). Disturbances initiated by the Czechoslovakian Gov't to moblilize his forces on May 20, 1938. On September 12th a huge Nazi rally was held at Nuremburg. Hitler made his famous speech that Sudetenland should be part of Germany or they would invade Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 22, 1938 the British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain flew to meet Hitler. At this meeting Hitler handed Chamberlain and ultimatum, which set out Germany's terms and Sudetenland question. Chamberlain was not successful in convincing Czechoslovakia to accept. Germany next sent an ultimatum to Czechoslovakia that the problem had to be resolved. At the same time many infantry and armoured units moved close to the Czechoslovakian border. This caused a flurry of diplomatic communication between France, England Czechoslovakia to Hitler to start negotiations. Hitler agreed to delay his invasion 48 hours and invited the British Primer Minster, the then, Dictator Benito Mussolini to Munich for further talks. The Czechoslovakian negotiators were not invited! Sept. 29, 1938 talks ended with those gathered conceding to all of Hitler's demands and was obtained to Hitler's Godesberg ultimatum was that the occupation was to be spread because the "Munich Agreement" had been signed. Returning back to England, Chamberlain muttered the now familiar phrase "Peace in our time." The curtain was now raised for the beginning of the end of the history of Sudentenland.
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AnswerIn the early 1870s the colony began construction of a railway, however with mounting construction debts, and under pressure from Great Britain's Colonial Office, negotiations with Canada were reinstated. In 1873, Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald, anxious to thwart American expansionism and facing the distraction of the Pacific Scandal, conceded to a request that the federal government assume the colony's railway debts, and also agreed to financing a buy-out of the last of the colony's absentee landlords to free the island of leasehold tenure. Another equally important condition was for the federal government to provide "efficient steamship service" to the mainland. Prince Edward Island entered Confederation with little fanfare on July 1, 1873.
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If PEI joining Canada than Canada would build a bridge called, "Confederation Bridge" from Canada to PEI, in order to avoid isolation.
If PEI joined Canada, Canada would also pay off the debt that PEI has.
If PEI joined Canada, they are also part of a bigger group, and therefore safer from attacks from other countries, especially from America.
If PEI joined Canada, Canada would buy off the PEI's land from the British. Because at the time of confederation, no PEI farmer owned their land, they had to pay rent to a British person called, Absentee Landlord.
If PEI didn't join Canada, they would suffer from debt, isolation and a low population.
But if PEI joined Canada, will such as small place, so far away from Ottawa, with a small population be heard by the government?
If PEI didn't join Canada, they don't have to learn french, and this can be viewed as a con or a pro.
They were trying to find a quicker route to Asia. Their main motivation was spices and other trade items.