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The Haida don't call them the Queen Charlotte islands. They call their islands
Islands of the People; Islands coming out of concealment
What is the Matrilineal system?
A social system in which family inheritance rights are traced through the mother's side of the family
How is it determined that you are part of either the Eagle Tribe or Raven Tribe?
It is determined by whether your mother is an Eagle or Raven? (Matrilineal)
What is a Potlatch Pole ring?
It is a ring carved into a pole that is reward for hosting a Potlatch Ceremony where your family gave all of its material wealth to friends and extended family.
What is an Inuksuit or Inuksuk?
It is a "mound" of rocks used to locate migrating animals; or it is used as a signpost for traveling humans (Canadian)
Who was Leif Ericson?
He was the son of Eric the Red; he discovered Vinland; present day Canada (Newfoundland)
What is Lanse aux Meadows?
It is the only known landing or short settlement of the Vikings in North America
Who was John Cabot?
He was an Italian navigator; sailed for the British; finds South East coast of Canada (1497)
What was the Treaty of Paris?
Written in 1763 at the end of the French and Indian War; the British got New France or Canada as war bounty.
Who did the French and Indians fight in the French and Indian War?
The British and Indians; both had Indian allies or friends
What did the Quebec Act of 1774 allow the French Canadians?
It allowed French Canadians to continue pracitcing Catholicism?
What did the Statute of Westminster provide for Canad?
Independence of Canada from Britain; no revolution; part of the British Commonwealth
Compared to other countries, the land mass of Canada makes it . . .
the second largest country in the world
What are the four parts of the Uniformity System?
Interchangeable Parts; Mass Production; Assembly Line; Division of labor
These inventions: the Flying Shuttle, Spinning Jenny and the Waterframe spelled the "death" of the:
The cottage industry had the following characteristics:
work done in a cottage; work was decentralized in the country (rural); items were made by hand; the system was inefficient
The factory system had the following characteristics:
work don in a factory; work was centralized in an urban (city) setting; the system was powered by water; the system worked like clockwork.
Those who participated in the Ghost Dance wore
a special shirt that they believed was impenetrable by bullets.
In order to fight social injustice, Amerindians in the US
created the AIM or the American Indian Movement.
After Congress passed the Indian Removal Act of 1830
The Cherokee, Chickasaw, Seminole, Creek, Choctow wer forced from their land in the South Eastern region of the USA.
In The Help, when the black maids told their stories
they gained a voice in the Civil Rights Movement.
Some laws during segregation were:
separation at swimming pools, water fountains, on busses, in courtrooms, in schools, at lunch counters
Another name for the Olmec was . . .
the Rubber People because they learned how to tap the rubber trees for rubber
One possible migration theory about the Olmec
they traveled across the ocean in boats from the continent of Africa
The Maya invented a calendar that
had two parts. An everyday calendar with 365 days and a sacred calendar with 260 days.
was sometimes called the Abe Lincoln of Mexico because he helped Amerindians and the poor gain political and civil rights.
Married to Diego RIvera. She was a famous Mexican painter. She was injured in a car accident and painted many famous self-portraits from her bed.
What religion was brought to Mexico by the Spanish Conquistadors and Spanish priests?
Christianity: Roman Catholicism
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