Canada by ewghwehws

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									Write down one thing you think of
 when you think of the country
            Canada
Warm Up
 Turn to page 49 in your atlas
 Which cities have the most population per
  square mile.
Canada
Canada’s Government
 Canada is a constitutional monarchy with a federal
  system, a parliamentary government, and strong
  democratic traditions.
 Queen Elizabeth II is the Head of State of Canada
  (Queen of Canada). She serves as a symbol of the
  nation's unity.
 The Governor General and the ten Lieutenant Governors
  represent the Crown in Canada. The Crown is elected by
  the people.
 In Canada’s system of government, the power is shared
  between the Crown and the people.
Canada VS United States
Language
 Language
   US-English is the official language
    spoken
 Canada- French and English are the
  two official languages spoken
   French settlers came and colonized in
    Canada making Canada a bi-lingual
    nation.
Holidays
 US- Thanksgiving is always on the 4th
  Thursday in November
 Canada- Thanksgiving is the second
  Monday in October
   Canada Thanksgiving is not derived from
    the Pilgrims but the end of a successful
    harvest
Norms
 Us- Crime rate is high so people take
  preventable measures like:
   Carrying mace
   Locking up their homes
 Canada- Crime rate is low so people
  are not as cautious as Americans
   Leaving their doors unlocked at night
   Giving strangers rides
Canada’s National Sport
Hockey
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F
  Be2OC9D01Q&feature=related
Canada’s National Sport
 Hockey
 Pierre Lapin invented the game of
  hockey
 Some of the world’s best hockey
  players come from Canada
   Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull, Wayne
    Gretzky, Mark Messier, Maurice Richard,
    Bobby Orr, Patrick Roy, Joe Sakic, Mario
    Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Denis Potvin,
    Mike Bossy, Paul Coffey.....

								
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