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Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat

Settlers in Canada

Frederick Marryat

Published October 9th 2012
ISBN : 9781480033856
440 pages
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Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada is the worlds second-largest country by total area, and its common border with the United States is the worlds longest land border. The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various Aboriginal peoples. Beginning in the late 15th century, British and French colonial expeditions explored, and later settled, the regions Atlantic coast. France ceded nearly all of its colonies in North America to Britain in 1763 after the Seven Years War. In 1867, with the union of three British North American colonies through Confederation, Canada was formed as a federal dominion of four provinces. This began an accretion of provinces and territories and a process of increasing autonomy, culminating in the Canada Act 1982. -wikipedia