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English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
English presentation national identity
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  • 1. NATIONAL IDENTITY English GK 13 1
  • 2. REVIEW I. Patriotism II. French influence III. Language 2
  • 3. 3 I. PATRIOTISM  Strong national identity  Demarcation to the US
  • 4. II. FRENCH INFLUENCE 4
  • 5. 1000 BC VIKINGS ARRIVED CANADA 5
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  • 7. 7 1492 CRISTOPH COLUMBUS REACHED NORTH AMERICA
  • 8. 8 1497 JOHN CABOT ARRIVED NEWFOUNDLAND
  • 9. 9 1535 JACQUES CARTIER, A FRENCHMAN
  • 10. 10 1603 SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN, FRENCH EXPLORER
  • 11. 11 EARLY EXPLORERS WERE LOOKING FOR: GOLD & A QUICK WAY OF SAILING TO ASIA THEY FOUND NEITHER, BUT THEY FOUND OTTERS, BEAVERS & OTHER ANIMALS
  • 12. 12 THE FRENCH CALLED THEIR NEW COLONY: NEW FRANCE
  • 13. 13 the British also claimed Canada  British & French started fighting INDIAN WAR As a result: the French were badly outnumbered!!
  • 14.  1.000.000 English colonists in British North America  65.000 French settlers in New France  1759 British took Quebec City  Peace came in 1763  St. Pierre & Miquelon - still part of France 14 1756 SEVEN YEARS’ WAR
  • 15. French in Quebec:  own Catholic religion  language  laws 15 1774 Quebec
  • 16.  End of The Constitution Act  British control over Canada’s constitution Canada: member of the Commonwealth of Nations  the Commonwealth is basically a club of countries who claim the British Queen as their head of state; the United Kingdom doesn’t have any political power over Canada 16 1982
  • 17. Today: Quebec & New Brunswick = bilingual 17 THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT OF 1969
  • 18. III. LANGUAGE  Official Languages Act: 1969 18 Canada 66,3 % English 21,1 % French 12,6 % Other Quebec 81,2 % French 10,7 % English 8,1 % Other
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  • 22. SOURCES http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Is_Canada_under_British_rule http://www.qub.ac.uk/imperial/canada/nationid.htm http://www.multiculturalcanada.ca/Encyclopedia/A-Z/c4/3 http://www.multiculturalcanada.ca/Encyclopedia/A-Z/m9/3 http://www.troymedia.com/2013/06/16/canadas-national-identity-isnt- some-long-forgotten-war/ http://oldfraser.lexi.net/publications/forum/1998/august/identity.html 22
  • 23. Thank you for your attention… 23

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