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1

Why is the battle of Vimy Ridge important

Canadian corps secured its reputation for valour and bravery

2

Who were the United Empire Loyalists

Settlers who came to Canada from the United states during the American Revolution

3

Who were the Voyagers

Montreal based traders who travelled by canoe

4

Who are the Metis

A distinct people of mixed Aboriginal and European ancestry

5

Who do Canadians vote for in a federal elections

The candidate they want to represent them in Parliament

6

Who do members of Parliament represent

Everyone who lives in his or her electoral district

7

Who are the Acadians

The descendants of French colonists who began settling in what are now the Maritime provinces in 1604

8

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

9

Which four provinces first formed Confederation

Ontario
Quebec
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia

10

Why is the Constitutional Act 1982 important to Canadian History

It allows us to change our constitution without asking the British government for approval

11

Which Act granted for the first time in Canada, legislative assemblies elected by the people

Constitutional act 1791

12

What is the Canadian Constitution

Canada's constitution is the system of laws and conventions by which our country governs itself

13

What is the tower in the centre of the Parliament buildings called

Peace tower