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  1. Canada
  2. Early people’s ancestors are the Inuit (or Eskimos) Colonized by the French & British Major cities: Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto
  3. The Lure of Fur European powers were attracted to Canada in the early 1700s….why? The fur trade (French) Fur lured France and Great Britain (to the region).
  4. THE 7 YEARS WAR In 1754, the tensions erupted (broke out) into war. The British won with victory at the Battle of Quebec in 1759. This is also known as the French and Indian War (by the United States).
  5. Treaty of Paris War ended when the Treaty of Paris was signed. What did it do? Gave Great Britain complete control over Canada. Due to tensions between the French citizens in Quebec and the British, the Quebec Act was passed. What did the act allow for? It allowed the French in Quebec to practice their religion, speak their language, and follow their customs.
  6. 1763 Treaty of Paris
  7. Major industries: farming, logging, mining, & fishing
  8. Major industries: farming, logging, mining, & fishing
  9. Métis (may-TEES): people of mixed French and native heritage Bilingual country – English & French Roman Catholics = French region, Protestants = English region Culture
  10. p. 161 clash of cultures chart
  11. Skating, ice hockey, fishing, skiing, golf, & hunting Professional sports teams Canadian football league Ice hockey (NHL) Sports & Recreation
  12. Quebec Winter Carnivalhttp://www.carnaval.qc.ca/en/index.asp Calgary Stampede – world’s largest rodeo
  13. Executive Branch (enforces the laws) President V.P. Cabinets Departments & agencies United States –Representative Democracy
  14. Legislative (makes the laws) Congress House of Representatives Senate
  15. Judicial (interprets the laws) Supreme court Federal courts State and local courts
  16. Executive British monarch – Queen Elizabeth II Governor General – David Lloyd Johnston Prime Minister – Stephen Harper Cabinet Department & agencies Canada – Constitutional Monarchy
  17. Legislative Parliament House of Commons Senate
  18. Judicial Supreme court Federal courts Provincial courts