History questions from chapter 1
|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|