Canada to confederation HI 292.docx - Canada to confederation HI 292 Tuesday September 10 Land and water Land and water have defined human geography and

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Canada to confederation HI 292 Tuesday September 10 September 17, 2019 Land and water Land and water have defined human geography and where people live Most of Canada way back when was in ice at least a km thick Climate dictated the life style and human development Rivers and lakes allowed Europeans a lot of ways to get across the continent First Immigrants Aboriginals did not consider themselves one people until the Europeans arrived There were 4 waves of immigration 3 before the ice age 1 after When they did arrive they went southward, away from ice Aboriginals made Europeans question their social structures, in how they see women Certain lands supported different ways of living Most Aboriginals were nomadic hunters and followed their food First Europeans in north America were Norse European Newcomers Europeans came to north America looking for riches English had incentives to send people to the new land European fisherman made contact with aboriginals, they were looking for trade The Columbian exchange was a an exchange from the Americas to Europe of different goods from plants to animal fur This made agriculture on a large scale more possible Bees were brought to pollinate September 24, 2019 Transatlantic connections First European settlement efforts 4 important themes
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1 the relentless exploitation of natural resources, with a seemingly endless supply The beaver represents the new world, always working Great Auk was a penguin like bird that went extinct because it was over hunted Small pocks and other contagious diseases ravaged the aborginals when the europens came, weak immune systems 2 intercoloneial feuds between natives? Jacques cartier, 1491 1557 =, he would go to bring back valuble resources He brought the aborginals with him to France against there will, he returned but non of them were alive He did not helpn old/new world relations France established their first trading post at point royal They founded Quebec The aborginals had disappeard from where Quebec was, cartier may of destabalized there colony Europeans were slow to take up canoe and snow shoes There were religious orders that arrived to try and convert people into the Jesuit militant religion Europeans were brought into aboriginal problems Aswell as aborginals were brought into European problems With trade it got aborginals sick because there immune systems were not up to the same standards as europenans mortality rates were up to 50 percent in 1640s This wipes out the windaks, the Europeans use the weakness of the people to try and convert more Staples trades Fish and furs English and French fishing fletes would often get into conflict John guy settled newfound land for the cod trade in about 1610 More money was brought in and it required bigger catches English use the cod trades as a part of their economics Fish could be caught would go back to Europe
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