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Canadian History - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll be introduced to Canada's geography, such as its location, physical features, political boundaries, population distribution and environmental issues. Our professional instructors teach you about Canada's culture and its contemporary social issues as well as its history. After watching the videos in this chapter, you'll be able to:
- Provide details of Canada's physical and human geography
- Discuss Canada's cultural characteristics
- Describe how Canada was impacted by European exploration and colonization
- Detail the effects of weapons and diseases brought to Canada by explorers
- Understand Canada's current issues and concerns
Learning about Canada's history is fun and easy when you utilize the short video and text lessons in this chapter. You'll quickly get up to speed on critical Canadian concepts by watching these videos that are only about 5-10 minutes long. Each uses engaging graphics and animations that make it easy for you to retain important information. The lessons are taught by a subject expert who is available to answer questions about any topics you're struggling with. You'll also find self-assessment quizzes after each lesson to test your knowledge of the material.
1. Physical & Human Geography of Canada
Learn about the second biggest country in the world: Canada. Discover its physical and human geography, and then assess your knowledge by completing a quiz.
2. The Impact of European Exploration & Colonization on Canada
Learn how European explorers and colonists affected First Nations communities in Canada. In addition to getting involved in wars between the French and the British, the First Nations suffered from the introduction of European diseases, weapons, and forced assimilation programs.
3. Contemporary Social Issues in Canada
The northern nation of Canada has an international reputation for national unity, but is not without its own issues. In this lesson, we'll explore the topics that most concern Canadian citizens and see what that means for the nation today.
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