Flashcards in Chapter 8 SQ and Chapter Review Deck (35)
Bordering the sea
A great forest of conifers
A section of water with gates on both sides
Speak to languages
To remove all forts and soldiers from a common border
One house legislature and governor
Chain of mountains
British North America Act
It established a confederation of four provinces Ontario New Brunswick Quebec and Nova Scotia.
It links the east and west
It links Dawson creek British Columbia with Anchorage Alaska
What 2 European countries competed for control of Canada?
England and France
Who is Canada's major trading partner?
What 2 conditions keep temps cool throughout most of Canada?
Distance from the ocean and equator
What important water routes serve the 2 provinces of central Canada?
St. Lawrence river and the Great Lakes
What is the Canadian Shield?
A solid mass of hard rock that covers most of eastern Canada
What province has the largest French speaking population?
Who is Canada's head of state?
Who chooses the prime minister in Canada?
How many provinces are in Canada's confederation?
Name the prairie provinces?
Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta
Where is Canada's mildest climate? Why is it so mild?
Pacific coast of British Columbia. Warm Japan current
Who are the two native peoples of Canada?
The Eskimos and Indians
What industry mutually benefited the Europeans and the native people?
Name 5 geographic features shared by Canada and the US
The central plains, Rocky Mountains, Great Lakes, St. Lawrence river, and Mackenzie mountains
What kind of government does Canada have?
A parliamentary system
What are the 3 major regions in Canada?
I can't find them
Why is southern Ontario such an important region of Canada?
It has the largest population