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Canada

Canada's Geography, Culture/history,and Government/Economics

TermDefinition
St Lawrence seaway major shipping route connects all the lakes together using canals and locks to connect The Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.
Hudson Bay Large body of water named after an english explorer
Atlantic Ocean This ocean is located to the East of Canada
Pacific Ocean This ocean is located to the West of Canada
Great Lakes These waterways are shared by the U.S.A. & Canada. They include Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior.
Rocky mountains or the Rockies large mountain age located in western Canada.
Province political division in Canada similar to a state in the U.S.A. .
Acid Rain pollutants mixing with various forms of precipitation
deforestation clear-cutting forest
Canadian shield this region surrounds Hudson Bay it's rough,rocky contains many minerals,and is over mined.
Inuit Native American Tribe located in canada that was granted Nunavut by the Canadian government and have a traditional econ. system
Franco-phone French speaking person in quebec
self-domination self-governing area
Quebec French speaking provence in Canada that wants independence
Christianity Main religion in Canada
French and English The two official languages of Canada
political cartoon cartoon that uses symbols and pic. to make a statement about a current event or political issue
Unitary Central government has the power
confederation local gov has the power
federal central and local share power
Autocracy 1 person controls the whole country citizens have NO RIGHTS
oligarchy small group controls the whole country citizens have NO RIGHTS
Democracy Citizens can VOTE for gov leaders
parliamentary type of democracy where legislative body select head of gov
prime minister Title of head of gov in Canada
Monarchy Title of head of gov in Canada
constitutional Monarchy type of gov that has a King/Queen with limited powers
Governor General The person who is the Queen's voice in former colonies
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