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how does canadas role in the global community shape the history

The first world war was also called the great war. no previous war had involved so many people. more than 17 million people died in the conflict, including more than 60 000 Canadians. the first world war was centered in Europe, but involved countries around the world . for many years there had been disputes among European nations over various colonies ,border lines and political and religious freedom.
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how have different world views shaped our relationships with the land ?

right now you are developing a personal world view . what do you think this means? how might you be accomplishing this? what you have learned until now at home or at school is likely to change and develop as you encounter new experience's.

prime ministers

the first prime minister of Canada was John A McDonald. Our current prime minister is Justin treudo. A prime minister is like a president with a different title.

Treaty 6 information

Reserve land in the amount of one square mile per family of five. An annual cash payment at a rate of $25 per Chief, $15 per headman and $5 for all other band members, and a one time present of $12 for each member of the band who agreed to the Treaty. Twine and ammunition at a value of $1500 per year. For each band and family certain agricultural implements such as hoes, spades, livestock, horse, and wagon.A school once the people settled on a reserve. The right to pursue hunting, trapping, and fishing. A medicine chest to be kept at the house of the Indian agent on each reserve. Rations were to be given in times of pestilence and famine. During the first three years after Treaty was taken, First nations who had settled on reserves and were farming were to receive $1000 in agricultural provisions.

List Of Prime Ministers

Sir John A. Macdonald


1873–1878 Alexander Mackenzie Liberal

1878–1891 Sir John A. Macdonald Conservative

1891–1892 Sir John J. C. Abbott Conservative

1892–1894 Sir John S. D. Thompson Conservative

1894–1896 Sir Mackenzie Bowell Conservative

1896 Sir Charles Tupper Conservative

1896–1911 Sir Wilfrid Laurier Liberal

1911–1917 Sir Robert L. Borden Conservative

1917–1920 Sir Robert L. Borden Unionist

1920–1921 Arthur Meighen Unionist

1921–1926 W. L. Mackenzie King Liberal

1926 Arthur Meighen Conservative

1926–1930 W. L. Mackenzie King Liberal

1930–1935 Richard B. Bennett Conservative

1935–1948 W. L. Mackenzie King Liberal

1948–1957 Louis S. St. Laurent Liberal

1957–1963 John G. Diefenbaker Conservative

1963–1968 Lester B. Pearson Liberal

1968–1979 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Liberal

1979–1980 Charles Joseph Clark Conservative

1980–1984 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Liberal

1984John Turner Liberal

1984–1993 Brian Mulroney Conservative

1993Kim Campbell Conservative

1993–2003 Jean Chrétien

2003–2006Paul MartinLiberal

2006–Stephen Harper

Canadas PeaceKeeping Efforts

In 1956 Lester b Pearson then Canadian minister of foreign affairs helped create the united nations peacekeeping force. Since then Canada has been involved in numerous peacekeeping missions around the world with both un and NATO. Many Canadians are proud of Canada's contributions to peace and the image of Canada as a peacekeeping nation has become part of Canadian identity.

The War Of 1812

The American revolution had ended in 1783. The new us started expanding west which created conflict with first nations and threatened British control of Rupert's land. In 1812 the American's declared war on britan. The American's were confident that they had superior numbers and weapon's. They also assumed that residents of the Canadian colonies would be willing to join united states. However the British commander in north America, sir Isaac brock was a capable commander. He was also careful t create strong relationships with first nation allies including leaders such as Tecumseh. Brock and his allies were able to retain control of the great lakes and the St. Lawrence river. Although brock was killed in October 1812 the British first nation alliance was able to hold out for another two years.

what was canadas role in second world war?