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  1. Units 1 - 12 Practice Test

  2. Unit 1 – Aboriginal Peoples • Describe what you know about the following people groups: • Aboriginal people • First Nations • Inuit • Métis

  3. Unit 1 – Aboriginal Peoples • Describe what you know about the following people groups: • Aboriginal people: includes First Nations, Inuit, Métis people; lived in Canada before Europeans • First Nations: in “bands”; most populous • Inuit: live in North (Nunavut); speak Inuktituk • Métis: offspring of Aboriginal and European ancestors; considered a “Nation”

  4. Unit 2 – New France • Explain what you know about Europeans exploring Canada in the 1500s and 1600s. • who were the explorers? • where did they explore, in particular?

  5. Unit 2 – New France • Explain what you know about early Europeans exploring Canada in the 1500s and 1600s. • who were the explorers? Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, England, France (*Cartier and “Kanata”) • where did they explore, in particular? Along Canada’s East Coast

  6. Unit 2 – New France • What do you know about New France? • what was it? • where was it? • who ruled it? • who lived in it

  7. Unit 2 – New France • What do you know about New France? • what was it? French settlement in Canada • where was it? Atlantic Region and Quebec • who ruled it? French government • who lived in it? Mostly immigrants from France

  8. Unit 2 – New France • Describe the fur trade in Canada. • who traded? • what did they trade? • what else happened as a result of the relationship between these two groups?

  9. Unit 2 – New France • Describe the fur trade in Canada. • who traded? Aboriginal peoples and Europeans • what did they trade? Aboriginal peoples gave beaver furs. Europeans gave tools, weapon, cloth. • what else happened as a result of the relationship between these two groups? Had children—creation of Metis people

  10. Unit 3 – British Rule • Why did France and England have a war in Canada in the 1700s? • What happened in the end?

  11. Unit 3 – British Rule • Why did France and England have a war in Canada in the 1700s? • Both wanted to own and govern the European settlements in British North America (Canada). • What happened in the end? • British won. Quebec protected by Quebec Act.

  12. Unit 3 – British Rule • Who were the Loyalists?

  13. Unit 3 – British Rule • Who were the Loyalists? • Americans from the 13 colonies who moved to Canada because they still supported the British crown (British rule) • (Other Americans won independence)

  14. Unit 4 - Confederation • What was “Confederation” in Canada?

  15. Unit 4 - Confederation • What was “Confederation” in Canada? • British government makes laws for Canada in BNA Act, and allows Canada to have its own federal and provincial governments • 1867: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick become first provinces of Canada • ‘coming together’ called Confederation

  16. Unit 4 - Confederation • Name two of the three provinces that joined Canada within 10 years of Confederation.

  17. Unit 4 - Confederation • Name two of the three provinces that joined Canada within 10 years of Confederation. • Manitoba (1870) • British Columbia (1871) • Prince Edward Island (1873)

  18. Unit 5 – Aboriginal/European • Why did the fur trade lead to fighting among Aboriginal Peoples?

  19. Unit 5 – Aboriginal/European • Why did the fur trade lead to fighting among Aboriginal Peoples? • Fought over hunting lands to get more furs

  20. Unit 5 – Aboriginal/European • Describe the cause and effect of contagious diseases in Aboriginal communities. • Cause: Europeans bring diseases to Canada; they are contagious (spread easily) • Effect: Many Aboriginal communities die from disease

  21. Unit 5 – Aboriginal/European • What is assimilation? When and how did it happen in Canadian history?

  22. Unit 5 – Aboriginal/European • What is assimilation? When and how did it happen in Canadian history? • Assimilation: the attempt to make other people like you (through clothing, language, religion, food, and other customs) • Europeans tried to assimilate Aboriginal peoples

  23. Unit 6 – Settling the West • What did the government agree to build for British Columbia in the 1870s-1880s? • Why did they agree to this?

  24. Unit 6 – Settling the West • What did the government agree to build for British Columbia in the 1870s-1880s? • Railway across Canada • Why did they agree to this? • Wanted Canada to reach from Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean

  25. Unit 6 – Settling the West • What were the benefits for British Columbia? • Railway could bring/send goods across country • Connecting BC to political centre of Canada • Connecting families across the country • Increased immigration to the West (good for business development, etc.)

  26. Unit 6 – Settling the West • Whom did this building project hurt?

  27. Unit 6 – Settling the West • Whom did this building project hurt? • Chinese railway workers—the work was dangerous, and the government made them pay high taxes • Aboriginal peoples—moved off of their lands, sent to reserves

  28. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • What are the dates of the two world wars?

  29. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • What are the dates of the two world wars? • WWI – 1914-1918 • WWII – 1939-1945

  30. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • What are two reasons Canada fought in the world wars?

  31. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • What are two reasons Canada fought in the world wars? • Because they were still connected to England, so supported British decisions • To show they were strong and important in the world

  32. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • How many Canadians died in the two wars? • How do Canadians honour people who died in the wars?

  33. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • How many Canadians died in the two wars? • WWI : 60,000+ • WWII : 42,000 • How do Canadians honour people who died in the wars? • The Peace Tower in Ottawa • Remembrance Day (November 11)

  34. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • Describe the baby boom: • what is it? • what caused it? • what does it mean for Canadians today?

  35. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • Describe the baby boom: • what is it? • A large growth in population in the 1950s • what caused it? • Young men and women coming back from war and ‘starting over’ with new families • what does it mean for Canadians today? • MANY people in their 50s-70s; will be expensive to support their health care costs

  36. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • What do you know about Canadian government programs? • when did most of them start? • why? • what are some examples?

  37. Unit 7 – Canada and the Wars • What do you know about Canadian government programs? • when did most of them start? • After the Second World War • why? • Veterans (soldiers) demanded to have support from government • what are some examples? • Employment insurance, old age pension, family allowance, universal health care

  38. Unit 8 – Constitution Act • Why is 1982 an important date in Canada? • what happened? • what were the 3 main changes? • who was the Prime Minister who led the changes?

  39. Unit 8 – Constitution Act • Why is 1982 an important date in Canada? • what happened? • Constitution Act • what were the 3 main changes? • Changed name from BNA Act to Constitution Act • created Charter of Rights and Freedoms • Canada can make or change its own laws • who was the Prime Minister who led the changes? • Pierre Trudeau

  40. Unit 9 – Canadian Charter • What is the difference between the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Constitution?

  41. Unit 9 – Canadian Charter • What is the difference between the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Constitution? • Charter of Rights and Freedoms: protects Canadians’ rights • Constitution: outlines the main laws of the country

  42. Unit 9 – Canadian Charter • What are five categories of rights listed in the charter? • What is an example of a right in each category?

  43. Unit 9 – Canadian Charter • What are five categories of rights listed in the charter? • Language Rights • Equality Rights • Legal Rights • Democratic Rights • Mobility Rights • What is an example of a right in each category?

  44. Unit 9 – Canadian Charter • In which public places are our rights protected by the province? (give 3 examples)

  45. Unit 9 – Canadian Charter • In which public places are our rights protected by the province? (give 3 examples) • Workplace • Hospitals • Schools • Public places • Finding housing • Buying goods and services

  46. Unit 10 – Celebrating our History • What do you know about Victoria Day? • what is it? • which month is it in? • In what other way do Canadians publicly acknowledge the Queen?

  47. Unit 10 – Celebrating our History • What do you know about Victoria Day? • what is it? Holiday to celebrate British heritage in Canada; started on Queen Victoria’s b-day • which month is it in? May • In what other way do Canadians publicly acknowledge the Queen? • Her picture is on stamps and money

  48. Unit 11 – Celebrating our History • When is Canada Day? • Why do we celebrate it?

  49. Unit 11 – Celebrating our History • When is Canada Day? • July 1st • Why do we celebrate it? • It is Canada’s birthday; when Canada became a country on 1 July 1867

  50. Unit 12 – Celebrating our History • What is National Aboriginal Day? • Celebration of Aboriginal culture and heritage • What is “Summer Solstice”? • Longest number of daylight hours in the year (usually June 21)