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1

First Prime Minister of Canada

John A. Macdonald

2

Who is Sir Louis Hippolyte La Fontaine

-first leader of a responsible government in the Canadas in 1849

-a champion of democracy and french language rights

3

Sir Sam Steele

-a great frontier hero
-mounted policemen
-soldier of the queen

4

George Etienne Cartier

Led quebec into confederation

5

Louis Riel

-father of Manitoba
-lead an armed uprising and
seized Fort Garry
-one of the most famous Metis leader

6

General Sir Arthur Currie

Canada's greatest soldier in the first world war

7

Lieutenant colonel John Graves Simcoe

-Upper Canada's first liutenant gov
-founder of the city of Toronto

8

John Buchan

Popular governor general of Canada

9

Marjorie Turner Bailey

An olympian and descendant of Black loyalists

10

Terry Fox

Inspired people to contribute money for cancer research

11

John Cabot

First person to draw a map of Canada's east coast

12

Jean Lesage

Father pf Quiet revolution