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Canada's History

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Who defended the rights of the Canadiens, and defeated an American military invasion of Quebec in 1775?

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Who led an expedition from Nova Scotia in 1814 and burned down the White House and other public buildings in Washington?

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Who said the following “My only reply will be from the mouths of my cannons!” to English?

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Whose portrait is on the $5 bill?

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Until 1982, July 1 was celebrated as _____.

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Most Canadian female citizens aged 21 or over were granted the right to vote in federal elections in ___.

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Remembrance day is observed at __th hour of ___th day of ___th month.

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How many people volunteered to fight in the Boer War?

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Today, July 1 is celebrated as _____.

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Who was the first Canadian woman to practice medicine in Canada?

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Which flower does Candian wear on Remembrance day?

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Where is North West Mounted Police(NWMP) headquarters?

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The Vimy Memorial in France honors those who served and died in the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917, the first British victory of the First World War

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Who walked a 19-mile (30-km) to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon of a planned American attack?

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Who is known as a champion of French language rights?

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Who was the first Prime Minister of Canada?

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When did the French and the Iroquois make peace?

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Which community was subjected to a race-based entry fee?

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When did the Canadian Pacific Railway end?

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Europeans when first discovered Canada, they thought they reached the East Indies and started calling the people Indians.

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Who became the Fathers of Confederation?

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Who founded the City of York (now Toronto)?

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The Atlantic colonies and the two Canadas(Upper and Lower) were known collectively as ______.

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How many Canadians were killed and wounded in the first World War?

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How many people were killed or wounded when the Canadian Corps captured Vimy Ridge in April 1917?

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Who led thousands of Loyalist Mohawk Indians into Canada?

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The Canadian Pacific Railway made it possible for thousands of immigrants from ____ to settle in West Canada.

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What was known as Upper Canada?

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For how many years before confederation, did the flag of the Hudson’s Bay Company fly over Western Canada?

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Which day is observed to honor the sacrifices of over a million brave men and women who have served in wars?

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Which day is known as “ the black day of the German Army”?

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When did the first movement to abolish the transatlantic slave trade emerged in the British Parliament?

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When did the American attempt to conquer Canada had failed?

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Who was the first leader of a responsible government in Canada in 1849?

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Which poem is recited on Remembrance day that was composed in 1915?

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Which provinces formed the new country called the Dominion of Canada?

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What was known as Lower Canada?

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When did Canada’s soldiers start using maple leaf cap badges?

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The remains of ___ settlements are a World Heritage site.

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When was the first representative assembly elected in Prince Edward Island?

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The first four provinces of Canada were____?

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When was Nunavut added to Canada?

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The Canadian Pacific Railway was a ____ that went across Canada from the west coast to the east coast.

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The system we have today is that if the government loses a confidence vote in the assembly it must resign.

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In ____, some black Nova Scotians established Freetown, Sierra Leone (West Africa), a new British colony for freed slaves. 

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When did the first world war end?

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Who made Ontario the first province to abolish slavery in the British Empire in 1793?

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Who was the first European to explore present-day Québec City and Montreal?

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Who along with Aboriginals laid the foundation of Canada in the first 200 years?

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When was Yukon Territory added to Canada?

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Out of a total population of eight million, more than ____  Canadian served when Britain declared war in 1914.

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Which Act divided the Province of Quebec into Upper Canada and Lower Canada?

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When did the name Canada become official?

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When did France’s empire mark the end in America?

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Who is known as the father of Manitoba?

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How many people sacrificed their lives during world wars?

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In which year did John Cabot set foot on Newfoundland?

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Who supervised the Loyalist migration to Nova Scotia and Quebec in 1782–83?

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The Loyalists who fled the American Revolution came from

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When did England grant exclusive trading rights(over the watershed draining into Hudson Bay) to the company?

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In the 1600s, the French and Aboriginal people collaborated in which trade economy?

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When were the first financial institutions opened in Canada?

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Which day is known as the Dominion of Canada?

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Which day is known as the Dominion of Canada?

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Who was the first French Canadian prime minister?

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When did Upper and Lower Canada unite as the Province of Canada?

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When did the British Parliament prohibit the buying and selling of slaves?

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The CPR project was financed by ____ and ____investors and built by ____ and ____ labor.

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Who was the first province to grant voting rights to women in 1917?

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When was the North West Mounted Police(NWMP) established?

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The first British North American colony to attain full responsible government in 1847–48 was?

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When did the Government of Canada apologize to the Chinese community for the discriminatory policy?

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The national police force of Canada is

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Who refused to surrender Quebec to the English in 1690?

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When did the British Parliament abolish slavery throughout the Empire?

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Did The Quebec Act restore Fench civil law while maintaining British criminal law?

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Who renamed the colony the “Province of Quebec”?

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The present-day Canada-U.S.A. border is partly an outcome of ______, which ensured that Canada would remain independent of the United States.

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Which commanders were killed during Britain and France battle?

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Who is seen as a defender of Metis rights?

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Who built a fortress in 1608 at what Québec City is now located?

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Who was the first person to draw a map of Canada’s East Coast?

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Who seized Fort Garry during the Northwest challenge in 1869?

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Who sent some of his best soldiers to defend Canada in 1814?

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What does the word ‘Kanata’ means?

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Who gave women the right to vote in federal elections?

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How many black Loyalists freedmen and slaves came north seeking a better life during the American Revolution?

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When did the United States launch an invasion to conquer Canada?

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Who was the first European to explore the St. Lawrence River?

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In the 1600s, English colonies became poorer and least populous than New France.

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Thousands of nurses who served in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps were nicknamed as 

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Who joined Canada in 1871 to build a railway to the West coast?

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____ were boom times for Canada with prosperity for businesses and low unemployment.

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Who suggested the term Dominion of Canada in 1864?

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When did Quebec grant women the right to vote?

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Who created two levels of government: federal and provincial in the 1860s?

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What are the colors of our National Flag?

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Who was an outspoken activist in the movement to abolish slavery in the U.S.A.?

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When was the first representative assembly elected in Halifax, Nova Scotia?

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Who was the first woman MP in 1921?

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Which Act allowed religious freedom for Catholics and permitted them to hold public office, a practice not then allowed in Britain?

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Who established the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867?

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Who led Quebec into Confederation and helped negotiate the entry of the Northwest Territories, Manitoba, and British Columbia into Canada?

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In 1759, the British defeated the _____in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham at Québec City.

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When was the first representative assembly elected in New Brunswick?

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When is the birth of Canada?

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Who won several victories over the English in the late 17th and early 18th centuries?

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Who were the first two French explorers came to Canada in 1604?

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Who were the first people to live in Canada?

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Who are the members of the British Commonwealth of Nations along with Canada?

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What is the first line of the poem recited on Remembrance Day?

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The stock market crash of 1929 led to the Great Depression and was referred to as ____.

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When did the name ‘Canada’ start appearing on maps?

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Who granted exclusive trading rights(over the watershed draining into Hudson Bay) to the company?

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Who changed Native people’s lives forever?

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Who assigned Canada’s national colors in 1921?

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For centuries Canada’s economy was based mainly on farming and on exporting _____ transported by roads, lakes, rivers, and canals.

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The present-day Nova Scotia was then called Acadia.

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When did France and Great Britain battle for control of North America?

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Dominion of Canada refers to “dominion from sea to sea and from the river to the ends of the earth.”

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When did British troops, First Nations, and Canadian volunteers defeat an American invasion?

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The 12,000 Metis were consulted when Canada took over the northwest region from the Hudson’s Bay Company.

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Thousands of slaves escaped from the United States, followed “______” and settled in Canada via the Underground Railroad, a Christian anti-slavery network.

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Who founded The Provincial Freeman, a weekly newspaper dedicated to anti-slavery, in Canada in 1853?

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Whose portrait is on the $10 bill?

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When did the Americans burn the Government House and the Parliament Buildings in York (now Toronto)?

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Who explored Canada’s Atlantic region, Newfoundland and Labrador?

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In which year, the first European settlement north of Florida was established?

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Who was the key architect of the Confederation from Quebec?

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Who helped found the Canadian national capital, who defeated Napoleon in 1815?

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With the arrival of Europeans, a large number of aboriginals died due to diseases.

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Who was the founder of the women’s suffrage movement?

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When was The Bank of Canada created?

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The British Parliament passed the British North America Act in ____.

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How many people fled the oppression of the American Revolution to settle in Nova Scotia and Quebec?

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When were Manitoba, and Northwest Territories added to Canada?

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What did the Canadian Pacific Railway symbolize?

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What is the last line of the poem recited on Remembrance Day?

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Which community was subjected to the Head Tax?

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When did Canada take retaliation and burned down the White House and other public buildings in Washington?

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Who won bronze medals in the Olympics and served as a captain in the Canadian Army during the Second World War?

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The Hudson’s Bay Company had employees from

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When did the debate on whether to use both French and English held by the first elected Assembly of Lower Canada, in Québec City?

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In the 1920s, the British West Indies (British territories in the Caribbean Sea) become part of Canada.

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For the first time, the Constitutional Act of 1791 granted Canada legislative assemblies elected by the people.

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When was Alberta, Saskatchewan added to Canada?

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What is the main purpose of The Bank of Canada?

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The French-speaking Catholic people are known as ____.

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When was Newfoundland and Labrador added to Canada?

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Which were the trading posts for The Hudson’s Bay Company?

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Which day was witnessed as the birth of a nation?

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When was British Columbia added to Canada?

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July 1 is celebrated to commemorate the day that Canada became a self-governing Country.

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Who introduced responsible government in Canada in 1848-49?

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Who composed the poem that is often recited on Remembrance day?

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A number of rebels were hanged or exiled; some exiles later returned to Canada during the Rebellions of 1837–38.

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Why was warfare common among aboriginal people?

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Who captured Detroit but was killed near Niagra Falls in The War of 1812?

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Because the progress toward full democracy was too slow in the 1830s, Lord Durham said that the quickest way for the Canadiens to achieve progress was to assimilate into English-speaking Protestant culture.

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Whose bravery contributed to victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams?

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The women’s suffrage movement was an effort by women to achieve ____.

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Due to the financial upheaval in the 1930s, immigration rose exponentially.

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When was the Montreal Stock Exchange opened?

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Who was best known as a prominent military leader of the Metis people?

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What was the source of living for native people?

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In 1933, unemployment reached ___ and wiped out many businesses.

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Who sent soldiers in 1870 to retake Fort Garry?

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____ British and ___Americans immigrated to Canada during the economic boom of the 1890s and 1990s.

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Which day is recognized as Sir John Macdonald's Day?

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When did European start to explore Canada?

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More than ____ nurses nicknamed “bluebirds” served in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.

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When did the British Parliament pass the Quebec Act?

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Who recommended that Upper and Lower Canada be merged and given responsible government?

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The 13 British colonies to the south of Quebec declared independence and formed the United States in ____.

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