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Canadian History

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Sandra Glaser

on 29 September 2013

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Transcript of Canadian History

1497
1534/35
1670
1608
1.000 A.D.
10.000 B.C.
John Cabot
Discovers the North Atlantic coast

in the service of Henry the VII of England
Jacques Cartier

Samuel de Champlain
founds New France and Quebec

makes the first accurate map of the coast
Hudson's Bay Company
The First Nations
Leif Eriksson
1791
1812-1814
1867
1840
1774
1756-1763
Separation in Upper and Lower Canada
British-American War
Invasion of Canada by the USA ---> prevention of the capture of British provinces

Treaty of Ghent: Nearly recreation of the situation before the war

49th parallel north as frontier
Act of Union
Act of British parliament

Abolishment of the legislatures of Upper and Lower Canada
Dominion of Canada
Seven Years' War

Britain and France battle for colonial domination in North America

ends with Treaty of Paris

France loses almost all of its territories
Quebec-Act
guarantee for free practice of faith

private matters: French Civil Law

public administration: English Common Law

Expansion of the provinces
1931
1960's
1999
1982
1914-1918
1885
Statute of Westminster
far reaching independence for Canada

domestically and external sovereignty

equal status with Britain
The "Quiet Revolution"
Slogan: "Maîtres chez nous" (Masters in our own home)

Foundation of the party Québécois
Constitution Act
official independence of Canada

Queen Elizabeth II stays the Queen of Canada ---> represented by Governor General

Every province except Quebec accepted the constitution
A victory for the Inuit
the territory Nunavut is created to be governed by Canada's Inuit
Canadian Pacific Railway
World War 1
fights for Great Britain

Development to industrial country and independent nation

In 1919, they join the League of Nations


Company for fur trade and fishery

one of the oldest companies in the world
Canadian Bill of Rights (1962)
Official Languages Act (1969)
French and English as official languages

---> bilingualism
http://www.biography.com/people/jacques-cartier-9240128/videos/jacques-cartier-mini-biography-39300675599
Video:
(French and Indian War)
The History of Canada

a presentation by Julia Müller and Sandra Glaser
Sources (Text)

Canada as we know it.
Let's travel back ...
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson’s_Bay_Company
http://www.trans-canada-touristik.de/info/kanada_geschichte.php
http://www.kanada-canada.de/kanada/geschichte.php
http://www.laender-lexikon.de/Kanada_(Geschichte)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geschichte_Kanadas
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neufrankreich
http://universal_lexikon.deacademic.com/304733/Statut_von_Westminster
Gap-fill exercise sheet: A Short Hisytory of Canada
Bertelsmann „Das neue Universal Lexikon“, p. 464-465
Udo Sautter „Geschichte Kanadas“, C.H. Beck Wissen; p.111; 9; 25; 62; 81
http://www.biography.com/people/samuel-de-champlain-9243971
http://www.biography.com/people/john-cabot-9234057
http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/aia/index.asp?lang=eng&page=hist&sub=westminster&doc=westminster-eng.htm
http://www.workopolis.com/EN/job-search/the-dominion-of-canada-general-insurance-company-jobs?e=4143&lg=en&pn=1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_Act,_1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nunavut
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/quebec-act
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