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Political characteristics of Canada (3)
constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy, federal state.
The sources of Canadian law
laws passed by Parliament and provincial legislatures; English common law; civil code of France; unwritten constitution from GB
Magna Carta (date, other name)
1215. the Great Charter of Freedoms.
Freedoms
-conscience and religion
-thought, belief, opinion, expression, et les autres synonymes
-peaceful assembly
-association
habeas corpus
the right to challenge unlawful detention by state
Constitution of Canada amended in
1982
Important rights
-mobility rights
-aboriginal people's rights
-official language rights and minority language educaional rights
-multiculturalism
responsibilities
-obeying the law
-taking responsibility for oneself and one's family
-serving on a jury
-voting in elections
-helpingothers in the community
-protecting and enjoying our heritage and environment
rule of law
individuals + governments are regulated by laws and not by arbitrary actions. No person or group is above the law.
BNA act
1867
BNA key phrase
peace, order & good government
Aboriginal territorial rights - name, date, who
Royal Proclamation, 1763, King George III
esidential school dates
1800 - 1980
Ottawa's formal apology for residential schools
2008
Aboriginal peoples comprend:
Indian, Inuit, métis
Inuit: language, location
Inuktitut, Arctic
Métis: language, location
Michif dialect, Prairie provinces
Anglophones, francophoes - numbers
18 million, 7 million.
The only officially bilingual province
NB
Who r Acadians?
the descendents of French colonists who began settling in what are now the Maritime provinces
"The Great Upheval".
1755-1763, during the war between Britain and France, more than 2/3 of Acadians were deported from their home.
The House of Commons recognized Québécois as a nation within Canada
2006
Since 1970s, most immigrants have come from...
Asian countries
l'Anse aux Meadows - what's the deal?
World heritage site. The vikings from Iceland colonized Greenland il y a 1000 ans.
The first to draw a map of Canada's east coast + date
John Cabot, 1497
Jacques Cartier
1534-1542, 3 voyages across the Atlantic, claiming the land for King Francis I of France.
Why "Canada"?
Cartier heard Iroquians say "kanata", "village", and by 1550s that's what started appearing on maps.
First European settlement
1604, French explorers Pierre de Monts, Samuel de Champlain, Maine & Nova Scotia.
QC city: who, when
1608, Champlain
Who did the French ally against?
Iroquois
Exclusive trading rights 4 HBC : who, when
Charles II, 1670
coureurs des bois
voyageurs, beaver killers
Plains of Abraham - where, when, what, who.
France & Britain battled over control of North America,Brits defeated French, 1759, QC city. Wolfe vs. de Montcalm.
Quebec Act
1774, British parliament, religious freedom 4 catholics
US formed date
1776
what r loyalists loyal 2?
The Crown.
American Revolution
1776, Loyalists fled to NSC and QC
loyalist mohawk indian leader
Joseph Brant
Freetown
Sierra Leone, a Britis colony of freed slaves, est. 1972.
First representatove assembly
Halifax, NSC, 1758, followed by PEI & NB
Constitutional Act
1791, divided into: Upper - Ontario - Loyalist, protestant, English - speaking; lower - QC - catholic, French. Legislative assemblies elected by ppl. Atlantic colonies + Canada = BNA.
First movement to abolish slavery.
1700