Canadian History Part 1

Canadian history up to the year 1700.
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Last updated: January 27, 2014
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What strait did the earliest human inhabitants use to enter Canada?
Bering
What language group did the First Nations of eastern Canada use?
Algonquian
Kayaks were created by which First Nation group?
Inuit
What was the first European settlement in Canada?
L'Anse aux Meadows
Who was the first European to explore Canada (post-Columbus)
John Cabot
Which monarch did ^ serve?
Henry VII
What is the oldest settlement in Canada? (founded 1497)
St John's
Who was the first French explorer of Canada?
Jacques Cartier
Who founded Quebec City?
Samuel de Champlain
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What Iroquois village existed where Quebec City is now?
Stadacona
What was the most valuable business (for Europeans) during the 17th century?
Fur Trade
Who were the greatest allies of New France during the Beaver wars?
Huron
What was the first royal colony in Canada?
New France
Under whose protection was ^?
Louis XIV
What religious order was dominant in New France?
Jesuits
What settlement was massacred in 1689 by Mohawk warriors?
Lachine
What is the earliest company in Canada? (est.1670)
Hudson's Bay Company
1 Comments
+1
Level 26
Jun 28, 2016
This is a good quiz except for the fact that vikings created the settlement of Vinland in Newfoundland around 1000, 500 years before Columbus or Cabot.