Mixed Authors: Canadian Short Stories

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Referat, Hausaufgabe, Mixed Authors: Canadian Short Stories
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English Main Topic Canadian Short Stories Peter Reich-Rohrwig, 8B An Overview of Canadian History Around the year 1000 Vikings landed on the eastern coast of Canada, nearly five hundred years before the official discovery of the New World by Columbus. A reconstruction of a settlement of thatched houses in Newfoundland is a reminder of these first European settlers on the North American continent. Five years later, in 1497, the Italian Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) who was in the employ of the English King Henry VII, travelled round the coast of what later became the Atlantic Provinces and claimed them for England. In the 1630`s, Jacques Cartier claimed the area around what was to become Quebec as French territory. Another seventy years would go by, however, before the first French ...

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