CANADA THE NORDEST COUNTRY OF AMERICA
Geographyfacts • Canada is the world's second largest country by area • Canada's largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary. • It stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, inthe east-west direction, more than 5100 km, or through six time zones Even with its small population, Canada plays a large role in the world's economy and is one of the largest trading partners of the United States.
HISTORY • The first people to live in Canada were the Inuitsand First Nation Peoples. The first Europeansto reach the country were likely the Vikings. • European settlement did not begin in Canada until the 1500s. In 1534, French explorer Jacques Cartierdiscovered the St. Lawrence River while searching for fur. Shortly after, he claimed Canada for France. • The French began to settle there in 1541 but an official settlement was not established until 1604. That settlement, called Port Royal, was located in what is now Nova Scotia.
Nature – niagarafalls • Niagara Falls is 12,000 years old. • Niagara river is 35 miles long anddrains lake Erie into Lake Ontario • the Falls became dry twice : In March1848 due to an ice jam and in 1969 topotentially remove large rocks fromthe bottom to enhance its appearance.But the project was abandoned due to the expense. • Several movies such as "Niagara" withMarilyn Monroe, "Superman” and″Pirates of The Caribbean”were filmed in part at Niagara Falls.
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Canada day • canada day is the national day of Canada • it was first celebrated on July 1th1867, when were three colonies united into a single countrycalledCanadawithin the British Empire.
Croatiansincanada • Most ofcroatiansmoved to canada in the end of 19th century • Peopleimmigratedbecauseofagricultureandpoliticalreasons • Croatian National Home (adress)Barton Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Theend Prezentation made by: • Jelena Rašan & Hana Franić, 8.a