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Jul 12,  · Canada's original inhabitants originated in Asia; as they searched for food, people from that continent crossed the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia. Over an indefinite period of time, a wide variety of unique Indian cultures and nations developed and prospered across most of North America, including all of Canada. This printable map of the continent of Canada is blank and can be used in classrooms, business settings, and elsewhere to track travels or for other purposes. It is oriented horizontally. Includes, black outline blank maps: World and North America map, Canada with provinces, United State of America with states, and several World Projections. Also included are US territories: Guam, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.


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The first people in Canada crossed the Bering Straits from Asia. In the north, the Inuit lived by hunting seals, walruses, and whales.

They also hunted caribou. On the west coast, people hunted deer, bear, and beaver. They also fished. On the plains, people lived by hunting buffalo.

In the east, people grew crops of beans, squash, maize and sunflower seeds. The first Europeans to reach Canada were the Vikings. In a Viking called Bjarni Herjolfsson was blown off course by a storm and he spotted a new land. However, he sailed away without landing. In a man named Leif Eriksson landed in the new land, outline of canada, which he named Vinland it was part of Canada.

However, Eriksson did not stay permanently. Later the Vikings did establish a colony in North America but they abandoned it because of conflict with the natives. However after the Vikings Canada was forgotten until the end of the 15th century.

Cabot discovered rich fishing waters off the coast of Canada. Then in and in a Frenchman named Jacques Cartier sailed on two expeditions to Canada. However no permanent European settlements were made in Canada until the early 17th century.

In de Champlain founded Quebec. The name Quebec is believed to be an Algonquin word meaning a narrow part of a river. In the French founded Montreal. The new colony in Canada was called New France. By the population of New France was about 10, By it was 48, In the early 17th century French missionaries such as the Jesuits outline of canada to convert the natives of Canada to Christianity - without much success.

Meanwhile, the French settlers traded with the natives for furs and farmed the land. Unfortunately, they also brought European diseases like smallpox, to which the natives had no resistance.

However the English were also interested in Canada. In Henry Hudson discovered Hudson Bay. In his crew mutinied and set him adrift. In Thomas James led another expedition. James Bay is named after him. Then inthe English captured Quebec. However, it was returned to France in In the English founded the Hudson Bay Company.

The company was given exclusive rights to trade with the inhabitants of the Hudson Bay area, outline of canada. They traded with the natives for skins and furs. Meanwhile, the rivalry between the British and the French in Canada continued. The French were also forced to cede Nova Scotia to Britain. However more conflict between Britain and France was inevitable. During the Seven Years War the two nations fought for control of Canada. Then in General Outline of canada captured the city of Quebec, outline of canada.

Wolfe's victory at Quebec ensured that Canada would become British rather than French. Then in the British captured Montreal. Finally in the French were forced outline of canada surrender all their territories in Canada to Britain by the Treaty of Paris. The British were then left with the problem of how to deal with the French Canadians.

Wisely they decided to treat them gently and the Quebec Act of allowed the French Canadians to practice their own religion Roman Catholicism, outline of canada.

The French Canadians were also allowed to keep French civil law alongside British criminal law. By Canada had a population of about 90, The colony was flourishing. However they were disappointed. However an attempt to capture Quebec in December failed and the American soldiers retreated in After the American Revolutionary Outline of canada about 40, Americans who remained loyal to Britain migrated from the newly independent country to Canada.

Then in the British parliament passed another act, which divided the Lawrence River Valley into two parts, outline of canada, Upper and Lower Canada. Nova Scotia and New Brunswick were not affected. Meanwhile exploration continued. George Vancouver sailed along the west coast of Canada in Vancouver Island is named after him. In he crossed the continent by land and reached outline of canada Pacific.

During the American War of the Americans invaded Canada but they were repulsed. Meanwhile in the early 19th century the population of Canada grew rapidly boosted by many migrants from Britain. A shipbuilding industry flourished in Canada and canals were built to help commerce. However in the early 19th century many Canadians became dissatisfied with their government.

In both Lower and Upper Canada were allowed an elected legislature, outline of canada. However the king appointed councils with executive powers. Yet both French and English speaking Canadians wanted a more democratic form of government. Eventually in some Canadians rebelled. Louis Joseph Papineau led an uprising of French Canadians.

However the rebellion was soon crushed, outline of canada. In he led an uprising, which was quickly crushed. Mackenzie himself was killed.

Canada then had a strong central government, which ruled from Ottawa, outline of canada, the new capital. The first prime minister of Canada was Sir John Macdonald. Manitoba was made a province in British Columbia joined the confederation in Alberta and Saskatchewan joined in In the late 19th century and the early 20th century the population of Canada grew rapidly.

Outline of canada Canadian economy also expanded rapidly helped by the spread of railways. A transcontinental railway, the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed in Many Britons migrated to Canada and in the early 20th century many Eastern Europeans also migrated there, outline of canada.

Vast areas of land were turned over to farming and manufacturing industries boomed. Meanwhile in gold was found in the Klondike district of the Yukon and a gold rush ensued. More than 60, Canadian men died in the First World War.

Meanwhile Manitoba was the first province of Canada to allow women outline of canada vote in provincial elections in Women in Canada were given the right to vote in federal elections in By all provinces except Quebec had granted women the right to vote in provincial elections. Quebec finally gave women that right in The s were, in general prosperous years for Canada. However like the rest of the world Canada suffered in the depression of the s. Canada suffered from a huge drop in exports of timber, grain outline of canada fish.

The government introduced relief works but economic hardship continued throughout the s. The depression only ended when the Second World War began in In the late 20th century the population of Canada grew rapidly, outline of canada.

In it was 16 million, outline of canada. By it had risen to 18 million. After people from Southern and Eastern Europe flocked to live in Canada. From the s many immigrants came from South Asia. Meanwhile during the s and s outline of canada Canadian economy boomed and Canada became an affluent society. Meanwhile television began in Canada in However things turned sour in the s.

 

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Bonus PDF Book Included in the Collection. Each blank, outline Province is presented with detail maps of political borders, capital, major cities and towns. Each Provinces or Territory is broken down to 6 maps with their names and other information like highways, rivers and lakes, cites and towns, and capital. This printable map of the continent of Canada is blank and can be used in classrooms, business settings, and elsewhere to track travels or for other purposes. It is oriented horizontally. Includes, black outline blank maps: World and North America map, Canada with provinces, United State of America with states, and several World Projections. Also included are US territories: Guam, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.