Geography of North America

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Geography of North America

  1. 1. GEOGRAPHY OF NORTHAMERICA Canada, Central America, and the Caribbean
  2. 2. Physical Geography of CanadaPhysicalFeatures
  3. 3. A Brief HistoryThe First Canadians European Settlement Europeans came to Canada for many reasons: family, opportunity and new beginnings.
  4. 4. A Brief HistoryCreation of Canada & Immigration Left: Dominion of Canada 1867 Top: Building the transcontinental railroad Above: Métis land scrip
  5. 5. Regionalism Canada Today
  6. 6. The Eastern Provinces Canada Today
  7. 7. Below Left: Toronto skyline and CN TowerThe Heartland Below Right: Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal, Canada Canada Today
  8. 8. The Western Provinces Canada Today Canada’s prairie provinces British Columbia
  9. 9. The Canadian North Canada Today
  10. 10. Physical Geography ofCentral America and theCaribbeanCentralAmerica • Mexico • Isthmus of Central AmericaCaribbeanIslands
  11. 11. Physical Geography ofCentral America and theCaribbeanResources
  12. 12. A Quick History Early cultures Exploration and Colonization Far Left: Mayan Temple Above Left: Christopher Columbus Above Right: Hernan Cortes
  13. 13. A Quick History Independence
  14. 14. Bottom Left: Catholic Church in Mexico Bottom Right: Smog of Mexico City Top Left: Dictator Fidel CastroTop Middle: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Top Right: Mestizo man Culture and Life Today Religion, People, Language, and Government
  15. 15. Picture Citations Slide 2  Slide 9  janellmcclure.typepad.com  windows2universe.org Slide 3  Slide 10  option.canada.pagesperso-orange.fr  ezilon.com  ve.torontopubliclibrary.ca  infoplease.com Slide 4  lonelyplanet.com  edmaps.com  Slide 11  museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca  srl.caltech.edu  canadachannel.ca  cloudforests.org Slide 5  stockopedia.co.uk  flickr.com  geology.iupui.edu  free-extras.com Slide 6  triptourism.com  mass.gov  wildearthvoices.org  Slide 12  etriplee.site11.com  people.westminstercollege.edu  en.wikipedia.org Slide 7  trawelindia-mails.blogspot.com  Slide 13  wallpaperpimper.com  blackpast.org Slide 8  Slide 14  ask.com  verbarratorreview.com  ask.com  visailing.com  walking-europe.co.uk  frontpagemag.com  en.wikipedia.org  stopwatchhut.com

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