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English presentation national identity

  1. 1. NATIONAL IDENTITY English GK 13 1
  2. 2. REVIEW I. Patriotism II. French influence III. Language 2
  3. 3. 3 I. PATRIOTISM  Strong national identity  Demarcation to the US
  4. 4. II. FRENCH INFLUENCE 4
  5. 5. 1000 BC VIKINGS ARRIVED CANADA 5
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  7. 7. 7 1492 CRISTOPH COLUMBUS REACHED NORTH AMERICA
  8. 8. 8 1497 JOHN CABOT ARRIVED NEWFOUNDLAND
  9. 9. 9 1535 JACQUES CARTIER, A FRENCHMAN
  10. 10. 10 1603 SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN, FRENCH EXPLORER
  11. 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. 12 THE FRENCH CALLED THEIR NEW COLONY: NEW FRANCE
  13. 13. 13 the British also claimed Canada  British & French started fighting INDIAN WAR As a result: the French were badly outnumbered!!
  14. 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. 15. French in Quebec:  own Catholic religion  language  laws 15 1774 Quebec
  16. 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. 17. Today: Quebec & New Brunswick = bilingual 17 THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT OF 1969
  18. 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. 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. 23. Thank you for your attention… 23

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