abeka grade 6 History Test 2 chapter 3
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what is the second largest country in the world?
what three oceans border this country?
the Atlantic, pacific, and arctic
Canada's large Baffin, Victoria, and Ellesmere Islands are part of what island group?
what is the name of the largest inland seaway in the world?
St. Lawrence Seaway
Name all five of the Great Lakes.
Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior
Which Great Lake is the largest?
which viking became one of the first Europeans to discover North America?
who was the first modern explorer to discover the New World?
who was the first modern explorer to reach the North American mainland?
Jacques Cartier searched for what route through America?
the Northwest Passage
who established Quebec, Canada's first permanent settlement? and called New France. helped build Quebec
Samuel de Champlain
what is the name of Canada's oldest business?
Hudson's Bay Company
which two important countries fought over land in the French and Indian War?
France gave most of its North American Possessions to England
name each of the Atlantic provinces with its capital.
St. john's Newfoundland and Labrador; Charlottetown
for what is New Brunswick's Bay of Fundy known?
highest tides in the world
which two languages are officially used in the New Brunswick?
English and French
What was the name of the french settlers who refused to pledge their loyalty to the British? and were driven from their homes
what is Canada's largest providence?
what is its most populous province?
what city is both the oldest city in Canada and the capital of the province of Quebec? only walled city
what city is the capital of Canada? host the tulip festival
who chose this city to be the capital?
what festival demonstrates the friendship between Canada and the Netherlands?
Canadian tulip festival
what is Canada's largest city?location of the CN Tower
Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta make up the __________ provinces.
name two missionaries who served in Manitoba.
James Evans and James Robertson
Saskatchewan is known especially for what crop?
this crop helped give the province what nickname?
Canada's province that borders the pacific ocean is named what?
what is its capital and where it it located?
Victoria is located on Vancouver island.
what city is known as the gateway to the pacific?
what event brought thousands of people to the Yukon in 1897?
Klondike gold rush
what two large lakes are found int he northwest territories?
great bear lake and great slave lake
what is the name of Canada's longest river?
what are Canada's two official languages?
English and french
name the two Canadians who discovered insulin treatment for diabetics?
Frederick G. Banting and Charles H. Best
what area off Newfoundland has been one of the most heavily finish areas in the world?
who is Canada's chief trading partner?
the united states
the house of commons and the senate are the two houses of?
what is the title of the Canadian head of government? and leader of the nation
name Canada's world famous police force.
royal Canadian mounted police
what is the nickname for members of this force?
which two countries share the longest undefended border?
Canada and the united states
what are the islands called that lie largely within the arctic circle, including Baffin island, Victoria island and Ellesmere island?
name the world's largest bay
what is the largest seaway in the world?
st. Lawrence seaway
name the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world
what beautiful waterfalls are shares by the U.S. and Canada?
name the largest lake entirely within Canada. Its also the world's seventh largest freshwater lake.
Great bear lake
name the source of the Mackenzie river. It's the ninth largest freshwater lake in the world.
great slave lake
what is Canada's longest river?
name he bay famous for its supremely high tides.
Bay of Fundy
what is Canada's highest peak?
British explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay
two English sea captains who explores and mapped the pacific coast
captain cook and captain Vancouver
wrote Anne of green gables
Lucy Maud Mont
missionary from Virginia to the black community in Nova Scotia
the apostle of nova Scotia
pioneer missionary to the Indianans of Ontario and Manitoba
served as the superintendent of Presbyterian missions for Manitoba and the north west
two famous Canadians missionaries to china
jonathan goforth, isobel kuhn
fundamentalist pastor known for his defense of the Bible against liberalism
the imaginary water route through north america to asia
land claimed by France in the new world including Canada
war fought between france and england over land rights in north america; england won most of the land
french and indian war
colonist who did not join int he american war independence many moved to canada
Canada national tower, world's second tallest freestanding structure
the only public highway above the arctic circle that is open year round
robotic arm designed by Canadian scientist for the u. s. space shuttle challenger in 1981
the personal representative of the British monarch
Canada's leading grain market; "Gateway to the west"
"polar bear Capital of the World"
famous for its ten day rodeo held every july
canada's third largest city; "canada's gateway to the Pacific"
Canada's kind of government
Canada's major industries
automobiles, fur, food processing, wheat exports, energy, nickel and zinc, newsprint
Canada's natural resources
water, petroleum, natural gas, uranium
Canada's patriotic song
o canada and God save the queen king
Canada's national symbol