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History questions from chapter 1

History questions from chapter 1

By In Flashcards On November 14, 2017

Question Answer
when did Canada become a country? July 1st, 1867
what language and religion were the people from Canada East? french speaking and roman Catholic
who and where were the railway lines built? The Grand Trunk Railway built a railway line between Montreal and Toronto
What province has a strong shipbuilding industry? Prince Edward Island (PEI) had a strong shipbuilding industry
What province had no sense of identity with the other colonies? Newfoundland
what province's main industry was mining? British Columbia
what language and religion were people from Canada West? English speaking and Protestant
what province was concerned about its security from the United States New Brunswick
Who practised the Buffalo jump The First Nations
Before Confederation, what was Canada known as? what is it called today? Canada meant the Province of Canada, which had been created through the act of union in 1841
What did upper Canada become known as? what is it called today? was Canada West. now Ontario
What did lower Canada become known as? what is it called today? was Canada east. now quebec
what did HBC stand for? Hudson's Bay Company
what did GTR stand for? Grand Trunk Railway
what did NWC stand for? North West Company
list some people who couldn't vote in the province of canada pre-confederation. women, people who rented homes, immigrants and First Nations
who were the two competitors in the fur trade when Ruberts land was founded? HBC and NWC
what battle did Robert Semple and his men fight in? battle of seven oaks
what did Thomas Douglas call his newly purchased land in southern manitoba? Assiniboia
what were the 3 effects of the gold rush? -population increased with people from many diverse backgrounds.
-roads, bridges and other kinds of infrastructure were built.
– First Nations communities had their claims to the land suddenly changed.
which Atlantic colony was primarily based on the fishing industry Newfoundland
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