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Canadian Histor8 - Canadian History Not to be confused with...

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Canadian History Not to be confused with the despicable sex act. Reenactments of many of these moments and others can be viewed at History by the Minute . ca. 20 000 BCE: Groups of people cross the Bering Strait by either a land bridge (due to lower ocean levels as a result of the ice age) or a sheet of ice (due to the… uh, Ice Age). They then spread throughout North and South America, developing hundreds of unique cultures. ca. 1000: Leif Ericson founds Vinland in what is now L'anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland. His men stay for a while until the natives kick them out for partying too hard. 1497: John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) lands at what is believed to be either Newfoundland or Cape Breton, and claims it for Henry VII. ca. 1525: Deganawidah, a powerful Iroquoian leader, unites five separate Iroquois nations (Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Mowhawk) as the Haudenosaunee or League of Iroquois. The League becomes one of the most powerful First Nations organizations on the continent. The Tuscarora of what is now North Carolina later join the confederacy, giving it the
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