However the first Europeans which came and discovered Canada were The Vikings. With this in mind this essay will illustrate the reason why Vikings came and left Canada. More than thousand years before, Vikings from Norway start out the journey that would finally result in their being the first Europeans to discover the North America. In periods they recognized settlements in the Shetland Islands, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland and lastly Newfoundland and Labrador (Vancouver Sun). However at that time when Vikings discovered Newfoundland the king was Leif Ericson which was the son of Eric the red.
Firstly, the founding members of Canada must be discussed. Aboriginals were the first inhabitants of Canada. The aboriginal people are thought to have migrated to Canada via a land bridge that connected it to East Asia over 16,000 years ago. Likely to have been Siberian, these people pursued the migration patterns of animals they hunted and dispersed throughout Canada. Tribes such as the Inuit (Arctic), Hu... ... middle of paper ... ...013.
Canada Canada, also known as the “Great White North” is the second largest country in the world with a rich history located North America. Canada was originally inhabited by the Aboriginal people who crossed the Bering land bridge. The Aboriginals called this land “Kanata,” meaning “village.” These people would later be known as “Indians," named by the first explorers who mistakenly thought they were in the East Indies. In 1535, French explorer Jacques Cartier captured two Aboriginals who led them to what would be present day Québec. For lack of another name, Cartier used the word “Canada.” The French continued to explore the vast land.
English and French are the two official languages in Canada. Canada is the second largest country in the world with around 10 million square kilometers of land mass (Central Intelligence Agency, 2014). Now we will move on to the CAGE framework of Canada starting with its Cultural aspect. Power distance of Canada has low score meaning that hierarchy in Canadian organizations
Already before the first Europeans came to Canada, people had been living there for about 20 000 years1. These early settlers are the predecessors of the native people of Canada that are known as the Inuit. It was not before 1633 that the first Europeans, the French, came to Canada and established the first permanent European settlement there. By 1754, settlements in Canada greatly increased, causing French Canada into war with the British Colonies. This war was known as the Seven Years’ War resulting in mostly British rule in Canada.
Quebec, or Québec in French, is a province in east-central Canada. It is the largest province in area. It has a predominantly French speaking population and is the only province to have an official provincial language of French. The capital or Quebec is Quebec City. The population of Quebec is 8.081 million.
Canada's Diverse History This essay analyzes the diversity of Canada's history, geography, climate, economy, cultures and government. Did you know it is the largest country in the world now that U.S.S.R broke up. Specifically, Canada is 9,922,330 square km. Did you know that Canada used to be named "Kanata"? Yes, Kanata is an Indian word meaning village.
This led them to establish the Willamette Post to relieve some of the pressures. When the war of 1812 broke out the partners in the field at Astoria were afraid of their post being seized. In 1813 they sold out to the NorthWest Company. In 1814 the Treaty of Ghent helped to end the war with Great Britain. The Americans thought that this meant that they still held claim to the Oregon country.
Canada has an unemployment rate of 9.5% and an inflation rate of 2.3%. Canada's top three natural resources are Nickel, Zinc and Copper. Canada's top three agricultural products include Wheat, Barley, and Corn. The three major Canadian industries are automobile manufacturing, lumber industry, and petroleum products. Canada has a healthy trading market with major partners such as the United States, Mexico, and Japan.
Invaded By Immigrants Canada being a relatively new country, as far as the history of the world goes was built by immigration. Every single resident of North America can trace his ancestry back to the cradle of life in Europe. Even Native Americans found their way to the new world over a frozen ice pack, spreading out across the land, weaving a rich culture and prospering. The Canada that we know today began only in the last 200 years. Settlers poured in from all over the world, tempted with free land and religious liberty Europeans settled in Canada by the thousands.