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5 MAJOR WATER WAYS IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
POINTS TOF ELEVATION
THE HIGHEST POINT OF ELEVATION IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND IS JUST OVER 500 FT. ITS LOWEST POINT OF ELEVATION IS SEA LEVEL.
Prince Edward Island
slide #1&2 are the 5 major waterways and cities
slide #3 is points of elevation
slide #4 is the industries in Prince Edward Island
slide #5 is the vegetation in Prince Edward Island
slide #6 is the historical timeline
slide #7 is the flag
1534- The french explorer Jacques Cartier landed on what is now Prince Edward Island.
1603- The french explorer Samuel de Champlain claimed the island for France and called it ST. Jean.
1720- France established settlement near present-day Charlottetown and ST. Peter's Bay.
1758-British troops took over the island during the French and Indian War.
1763- France ceded the island to Britain in the treaty of Paris. Britain renamed the area ST. John's island and annexed it to Nova Scotia.
1769- The island became a separate British colony.
1799- The colony was renamed Prince Edward Island.
1851- The colony was granted self-government.
1864- The first Confederation Conference was held in Charlottetown to discuss a federal union.
1873- the island entered the Dominion of Canada.
1875- Absentee Landownership on the island was ended
1890's- Thousands of islanders began moving to mainland in search of greater job opportunities
1984- and economic development program, which began in 1969, was completed.
1993- Catherine Callbeck became the premier of Prince Edward Island. She was the first woman to gaina provincial premiership by leading her party to victory in a general election.
1997- Confederation Bridge, which connects Prince Edward Island and the Canadian mainland, opened.
Prince Edward Island