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Chapter 4 social studies review


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the group of official who advise the prime minister
British Monarch
person who is officially the head of Canada's government
sets up Canada's government's organization and rules
Prime Minister
person who is the chief executive of Canada
House of Commons
Canadian citizens vote directly for the members of this
standard of living
can be determined by dividing a country's GDP by the total population
St. Lawrence River
Connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean
St. Lawrence Lowlands
have more people and industries than any other Canadian region
French and Indian War
affected the people of New France by giving Britain control of New France
central economic activity of the Atlantic Provinces since the beginning of European settlement
a trade policy that the Canadian government follows in order to protect Canadian businesses
the people in this province chose not to revolt against British rule in 1776 because they felt that Britain would govern them fairly
natural resources
much of Canada's wealth comes from this
after Canada became this, Britain ruled over foreign matters in Canada's government
provinces govern themselves
the way that Canada's ten provinces are different from its three territories
The U.S. and Canada both have legislative and executive branches
In Canada and the U.S. people elect members of the legislature who then choose the chief executive of the government
In Canada and the U.S. people elect member of the legislature and the chief executive.
In the U.S. the legislative and executive branches have separate leadership.
In Canada, the prime minister leads both branches.