Presentation on theme: "Early European Settlement Chapter 4 pp. 57-58. Early European Settlement In the early 1600's, English and French settlers came to Atlantic Canada to tap."— Presentation transcript:
Early European Settlement In the early 1600's, English and French settlers came to Atlantic Canada to tap its resources (fish and fur). During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the British and French battled for control of Atlantic Canada. In 1763, the Treaty of Paris gave England control over the region.
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Early European Settlement Newfoundland was settled by English fishermen who would come to the area each spring. They fished all summer and went back to England before the start of fall weather. Gradually, they began to stay through the winter and set up permanent settlements.
Early European Settlement Large numbers of Irish immigrants also helped to populate Newfoundland in the early 1700's. P. 57 1) Why did English and French settlers come to Atlantic Canada in the early 1600's? 2) In 1763, what did the Treaty of Paris do to Atlantic Canada?
The Acadians 1) Describe the population growth of the Acadians in the late 1600's. 2) In the early 1700's as the British gained control of the land, what did they ask the Acadian people to do? 3) What happened to the Acadian people in 1755? Why? Where did they go?
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