Unit 1 Summative

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Aboriginal Peoples

Beringia

1485

The theories of how the Paleolithic people first arrived in Canada.

Potlatch

1565

The ceremony consisting of feasting and gift giving.

The Beothuk Tradedy

1824

Death by disease: Beothuk population is decimated as a result of the European diseases.

Small Pox Epidemic

1862

Small pox kills off 1/3 of the Aboriginal population.

French/Europeans

John Cabot

1497

John Cabot's arrival in Canada.

Jacque Cartier

1534

Jacque claims land for France.

Founding of Quebec

1608

Quebec is "founded" and established.

Acadia

1609

The French claim Acadia and set up settlements there.

Jean Talon

1665

Jean Talon impacted the economic well-being in the new colony.

The Seigneural System

1740

The Seigneural System in France (land distribution).