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History of Canada

History of Canada

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History of Canada

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  1. History of Canada

  2. First settlement – 26 000 years ago • 1000 AC – Vikings • John Cabot (1497) • JacquesCartier (1534) • France  Port Royal , Québec • UK  Newfoundland

  3. 1689-1763 French-Indian War • 1774 Quebec Act • Quebec: • Catholicism • French as the official language • American Revolutionary War  new inhabitants in Quebec (Protestants)  Quebec + Ontario • Conflict between Canada and the USA  Oregon Treaty (1846) • New imigrants from Europe  new provinces (Vancouver, British Columbia)

  4. 1867 British North America Act • New Brunshwick, Nova Scotia, Province of Canada  Confederation (dominium) • 20th century • World War I. • 1931 Commonwealth • World War II. (Canada supplied USA, UK and SSSR) • 1967 – Canada became a full independent state (the head of state: British king/queen) • Quebec tried to become independent

  5. Thank you for your attention 