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true or false: the first European to sail the Canada's eastern shores were French adventures

false, Viking

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true or false: in the 1530s jacques Cartier of France travel of the St. Lawrence River as far as present-day Montreal

true

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true or false: Germany had one control of all of French Canada by 1763

false, Britain

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true false: today Canada has 10 provinces and three special territories

true

4

sure false: more than 31 million people live in Canada today

true

5

true false: the largest city in Quebec is Ontario

false, Montreal

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true or false: the main religion in Canada is Islam

false, Roman Catholic

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true false: Ontario and Quebec are known as the heartland provinces

true

8

true false: underline is a region that was far away from major population centers

true

9

true false: most of northern Canada is under laid by permafrost

true

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Canada's most important trade partner

The United States

11

Country that exports more minerals and metals than any other country

Canada

12

region with the lowest wages and the highest unemployment rate

Atlantic provinces

13

industrial and financial of Quebec

Montreal

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province whose economy is mostly agricultural

Saskatchewan

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Japanese companies are important buyers of this provinces Forest products and minerals

British Columbia

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largest city in Canada

Toronto

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province that has two rapidly growing cities Calgary and Edmonton

Alberta

18

Canada's elected legislature

Parliament

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Territory created to give the inuit of the region a self-governing homeland

nunavut

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Canada's neighbor to the south is_

United States

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_Is the main language of most of Canada

English

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The economic relationship between Canada and the United States has become stronger since the signing of_

NAFTA or North American Free Trade Agreement

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The term_refers to the feeling of strong political and emotional loyalty to one's own region

regionalism

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The national capital of Canada is_

ottawa

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The term_refers to the belief that certain parts of the country should be independent

separatism

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The belief that_should be independent from Canada has grown over the past 30 to 40 years

Quebec

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civil law and Quebec is based on the_legal system rather than on the English legal system

French

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The language police and go back and make sure the signs are always written in_

French

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an independent Quebec would separate the_provinces from the rest of Canada

Atlantic