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Canada

TermDefinition
St. Lawrence River This river is a major shipping route. The Seaway built connecting all the lakes together to the river uses canals and locks to link the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.
Hudson Bay This large body of water was named after an English explorer.
Atlantic Ocean This is an ocean that is located to the east of Canada.
Pacific Ocean This is the ocean that is located to the west of Canada.
Great Lakes These waterways are shared by the US and Canada. They include Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.
Rocky Mountains Large mountains range located in western Canada.
Province A political division in Canada that is similar to a state in the US
Acid Rain When pollutants mix with various forms of precipitation
Deforestation Clear-cutting forests
Canadian Shield This region surrounds the Hudson Bay. It is rough and rocky. It contains many mineral resources and is over mined.
Arctic Ocean The ocean north of Canada
Inuit The native American tribe located in Canada that was granted Nunavut by the Canadian government. they have a traditional economic system.
Francophun A French-speaking person in Quebec.
Dominion Another name for a self-governing area. Canada was allowed to become this through a series of peaceful treaties with the UK.
Quebec The French-speaking province in Canada that wants independence.
Christiens The main religion in Canada.
Catholic The form of Christianity practiced in the French province of Quebec.
English and French The two official languages of Canada.
Political Cartoon A cartoon that uses symbols and pictures make a statement about a current event or political issue.
Federation Central and local share power. This type of power structure Canada has because its province share power with the central government.
Democracy Citizens can vote for government leaders.
Parliamentary A type of democracy where the legislative body selects the head of government.
Prime MInister The title of head of government in Canada
Monarch The title of head of state in Canada.
Constitutional Monarhy A type of government that has a queen/king with limited powers.
Governor Genaral The person who is the queen's voice in former colonies.
NAFTA The trade agreement that allows the US and Canada to trade without tariffs.
Mixed Type of economic system in Canada.
Traditional Type of economic system used by native Inuit.
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