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maritime

Bordering the sea

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taiga

A great forest of conifers

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lock

A section of water with gates on both sides

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bilingual

Speak to languages

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demilitarize

To remove all forts and soldiers from a common border

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premier

One house legislature and governor

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cordillera

Chain of mountains

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Inuit

Real men

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archipelago

Island groups

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British North America Act

It established a confederation of four provinces Ontario New Brunswick Quebec and Nova Scotia.

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Trans-Canada Highway

It links the east and west

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Alaska Highway

It links Dawson creek British Columbia with Anchorage Alaska

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What 2 European countries competed for control of Canada?

England and France

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Who is Canada's major trading partner?

The USA

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What 2 conditions keep temps cool throughout most of Canada?

Distance from the ocean and equator

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What important water routes serve the 2 provinces of central Canada?

St. Lawrence river and the Great Lakes

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What is the Canadian Shield?

A solid mass of hard rock that covers most of eastern Canada

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What province has the largest French speaking population?

Quebec

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Who is Canada's head of state?

British monarch

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Who chooses the prime minister in Canada?

Legislature

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How many provinces are in Canada's confederation?

Ten

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Name the prairie provinces?

Manitoba Saskatchewan and Alberta

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Where is Canada's mildest climate? Why is it so mild?

Pacific coast of British Columbia. Warm Japan current

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Who are the two native peoples of Canada?

The Eskimos and Indians

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What industry mutually benefited the Europeans and the native people?

Fur trade

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Name 5 geographic features shared by Canada and the US

The central plains, Rocky Mountains, Great Lakes, St. Lawrence river, and Mackenzie mountains

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What kind of government does Canada have?

A parliamentary system

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What are the 3 major regions in Canada?

I can't find them

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Why is southern Ontario such an important region of Canada?

It has the largest population

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Chapter review

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