Historical Influences: The First Indigenous People In Canada

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2. Historical Influences:
The first inhabitants of Canada were aboriginal peoples who arrived from Asia thousands of years ago by the road linking Siberia and Alaska. The French and British explorers John Cabot-including King Henry VII, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain and Henry Hudson arrived in Canada in 1497, until the early 1600 's, the residents who France and Britain began to settle permanently in Canada. However, in 1935, the French explorer Jacques Cartier comes to Canada and call this is New France. At that time, it has called Stradacona with about 1,000 indigenous people belonging to tribes Iroquois and Algonquin. Because of the opposition of the local population and harsh weather in winter, Jacques Cartier finally returned to
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The controversy between the English-speaking community and the French-speaking community posed requires a new form of alliance: Federal. France lost the right to rule the Québec region, but more than half a million French people here still maintain France cultural traditions. Two languages most commonly used in Canada are English and French. Nearly 60% of the country 's population uses English as their native language. French is used by 22% of the population. All local governments and related documents have used two kinds of languages. New Bruncwick, where many people speak French, is the only officially bilingual province in a formal way in Canada, although in Canada there are many provinces, territories or other francophone communities living. English and French are the Constitution recognized as official languages of Canada - which means all laws, written notice, all services ... the federal government must be issued and …show more content…
Coalition issues debated until 1866 and to the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia through new Coalition resolutions, while Prince Edward and Newfoundland continued choose protest. However, The London Conference led directly to the most important statute in Canadian constitutional history, the British North America Act of 1867. The delegates re-convened in January 1867 and started drafting British North America Act. They agreed that the new country will be called Canada, that Canada East will be converted into Quebec and that of Canada West will be changed to Ontario. The Act was presented to Queen Victoria on February 11, 1867. Canada officially became a country on July 1, 1867 with four provinces: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick with Canada 's first prime minister, John A.Mac Donald Canada. The provinces and territories of Canada in turn merged into later

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