Nation Report 1 Brandon Engberg
Canada: Geography
Geography <ul><li>Canada is the second largest country in the world and occupies 41% of North America. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Canada: People
Canada: People <ul><li>Canada was first inhabited by aboriginal peoples who traveled to Canada from Asia. </li></ul><ul><...
Canadian Culture <ul><li>Between, the Inuits, the French and the English Canada has a very unique culture. </li></ul><ul><...
Canadian Culture <ul><li>A big part of Canadian Culture is ice hockey. This is the equivalent of soccer to people in Brazi...
Canadian History <ul><li>Canada was first inhabited by the Inuit people nearly 27,000 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>In the ...
Canadian History <ul><li>Despite all of this exploration Canada did not have a permanent European settlement until 1605. <...
Sources <ul><li>http://canadahistory.com/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ww...
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Nation report 1 History 141

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  • 1. Nation Report 1 Brandon Engberg
  • 2. Canada: Geography
  • 3. Geography <ul><li>Canada is the second largest country in the world and occupies 41% of North America. </li></ul><ul><li>Canada is divided up into ten provinces; Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan. </li></ul><ul><li>Also there is three territories located in the northern part of the country. These territories are the Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory. </li></ul>
  • 4. Canada: People
  • 5. Canada: People <ul><li>Canada was first inhabited by aboriginal peoples who traveled to Canada from Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>They crossed over a land bridge during the Ice Age. </li></ul><ul><li>These people today are known as the Inuits and many still live in the northern areas of Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>English is the most common language in Canada, however some other languages are present as well. </li></ul><ul><li>There is 2 provinces/territories where English is not the primary language. </li></ul><ul><li>In Quebec about 80% of people speak French. </li></ul><ul><li>In Nunavut most people speak using the Inuit language. </li></ul><ul><li>In Canada they have a very recognizable police force, the Mounted Police (Mounties) </li></ul>
  • 6. Canadian Culture <ul><li>Between, the Inuits, the French and the English Canada has a very unique culture. </li></ul><ul><li>A piece of Inuit culture that has been adopted into the Canadian culture is the dream catcher. It is said that bad dreams get caught and then die when the sun rises. </li></ul><ul><li>Also the Chinese dish of Ginger beef (Top right) was invented in the City of Calgary which is in Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Canada, especially Quebec has a very different style of cuisine because of its French and English roots. </li></ul><ul><li>A dish native to Quebec is Poutine, this includes fries, Curds and gravy. (bottom right) </li></ul>
  • 7. Canadian Culture <ul><li>A big part of Canadian Culture is ice hockey. This is the equivalent of soccer to people in Brazil. </li></ul><ul><li>Most kids learn how to ice skate and play hockey at a very young age in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey was invented and first played in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey came to be when British soldiers and other Canadian immigrants combined the stick and ball games of the inuits with the ice skating games played back in Europe. </li></ul>
  • 8. Canadian History <ul><li>Canada was first inhabited by the Inuit people nearly 27,000 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>In the year 1000 Norse Sailors settled in Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>It was not until 1497 that Canada was settled again when John Cabot claimed the Atlantic Coast of Canada for England. </li></ul><ul><li>The Portuguese soon moved in between the years of 1497 and 1528 setting up whaling outpost along the Atlantic Coast. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1534 Jacques Cartier explored the St. Lawrence River for France. </li></ul>
  • 9. Canadian History <ul><li>Despite all of this exploration Canada did not have a permanent European settlement until 1605. </li></ul><ul><li>At this time the French established Port Royal and 3 years later in 1608 established Quebec city. </li></ul><ul><li>England began setting up colonies and settlements as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually a fierce land battle began between the two countries and the Seven Years War occurred. </li></ul><ul><li>France would go on to lose this war and ceded Canada to Britain with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. </li></ul><ul><li>However it was not until 1867 that all of these territories and provinces came together to form one big Canada with the Constitution Act of 1867 </li></ul>
  • 10. Sources <ul><li>http://canadahistory.com/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/imghp </li></ul>

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