Presentation on theme: "Section 1: History and Culture Section 2: Canada Today"— Presentation transcript:
1 Section 1: History and Culture Section 2: Canada Today CHAPTER 9CanadaSection 1: History and CultureSection 2: Canada TodaySection 3: Geographic Issues
2 Question: When did Europeans arrive in Canada? History and Culture SECTION 1History and CultureQuestion:When did Europeans arrive in Canada?
3 Section 1 History and Culture Objectives:Which European countries played a role in Canada’s early history?What are some important features of Canadian culture?
4 European Arrivals in Canada SECTION 1History and CultureEuropean Arrivals in CanadaVikingsA.D. 1000French1530sBritish1713Eastern shores no permanent settlersJacques Cartier St. Lawrence River northwest passage to Asia fishing and furs CatholicismNova Scotia French/British conflict increased settlement during American Revolution set up provinces
5 SECTION 2Canada TodayQuestion:What are the resources and economic activities of each region of Canada?
6 Canada Today SECTION 2 Canadian North Resources: Economic Activities: Atlantic ProvincesQuebec and OntarioResources:Economic Activities:Prairie ProvincesResources: EconomicActivities:British ColumbiaResources:Economic Activities:
7 Canada Today SECTION 2 Canada’s Economy Canadian North Resources: mineral, diamond and fossil fuel deposits, freshwater Economic Activities: mining, construction, military posts, tourismResources: fish forests, minerals, oil Economic Activities: fishing, mining, some industriesAtlantic ProvincesQuebec and OntarioResources: farmland, minerals Economic Activities: service industries, manufacturing, farming, miningPrairie ProvincesResources: fertile soils, potash deposits, oil Economic Activities: wheat framing, mining, oil drillingBritish ColumbiaResources: forests, fish, minerals Economic Activities: manufacture of forest products, fishing, mining, trade
8 Objectives: What resources and activities drive Canada’s economy? Section 2 Canada TodayObjectives:What resources and activities drive Canada’s economy?What factors and processes have influenced the growth of Canada’s cities?How is Canada organized and governed?
9 SECTION 3Geographic IssuesQuestion:How has Canada’s relationship with the United States led to economic, cultural, and social changes there?
10 Foundations of Canada’s economy: Section 2 Canada TodayFoundations of Canada’s economy:shift away from farming to manufacturing and servicesmining a key activityAtlantic Provinces—reliance on forest and sea resources, along with mineralsQuebec and Ontario—industry, finance, trade, farming, miningPrairie Provinces—commercial farming, mining and oil drilling, tourismBritish Columbia—forest products, fishing, miningNorth—mining, construction, tourism
11 Geographic Issues SECTION 3 U.S. Influence on Canada’s Culture Economy PopulationCultureCitieseconomies closely tied together; many American companies thereU.S. population is much larger; most Canadians live near U.S. borderAmerican mass media heard and seen in Canada nearly every dayCanadian and U.S. cities linked; increases cultural exchange
12 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 9 1. What major groups have settled in Canada over time?2. What characteristics make Ontario and Quebec Canada’s heartland?3. How has Canada’s economy changed over the last century?4. How is Canada’s heritage reflected in its system of government? Why was Nunavut created?5. What are some important cultural, historical, and economic ties between the United States and Canada?