Free Friday- Canada Day Printable and Other Ideas
I have been really enjoying seeing all of the amazing 4th of July inspiration out there, but I have not been coming across too many patriotic ideas for us Canadians! I know there are ideas out there, but they must be just as discreet as us Canadians are ;) I decided to create my own…
The Trail of Tears is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included many members of the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory (eastern sections of the present-day state of Oklahoma)
"When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.”
The Shawnee Indian Tribe – Legends of America
The Shawnee are an Algonquian-speaking Native American tribe who lived in the Ohio Valley when they were first encountered by Europeans.
The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their Indian allies which resulted in no territorial change between the Empire and the USA, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence.
Captain Chauvin made the first organized attempt to control the fur trade in New France. In 1599 he acquired a monopoly from Henry IV and tried to establish a colony at the mouth of the Saguenay River (Tadoussac, Quebec). French explorers (and Coureur des bois—Étienne Brûlé, Samuel de Champlain, Radisson, La Salle, Le Saeur
A coureur des bois (French pronunciation: [kuʁœʁ de bwa]) or coureur de bois (French pronunciation: [kuʁœʁ də bwa]), runners of the woods; plural: coureurs de bois) was an independent entrepreneurial French-Canadian woodsman who traveled in New France and the interior of North America. They ventured into the woods usually to trade various European items for furs, especially beaver pelts, and along the way, learned the trades and practices of the Native people who inhabited there.
Huron-Wendat traditional dresses and paint - Francis Vachon - Photographe à Québec
A young natives wearing Huron-Wendat traditional dresses and paint takes part into the dance contest of the Wendake Pow-Wow July 31, 2010. The Wyandot (also called Huron) are indigenous peoples of North America, known in their native language of the Iroquoian family as the Wendat. You might also like: Algonquin traditional painting and dress Mohawk …
1812: The War That Saved Canada - Legion Magazine
Last fall, Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore announced the federal government would invest millions of dollars to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. That celebration, he stated, was an opportunity for all Canadians to take pride in their history and participate “in the events and activities that will mark this important anniversary for Canada.” The problem is that, with the gradual disappearance of history from school curriculums in recent decades, many Canadians…
Filipinos often remembered Ferdinand Magellan as the first European ever sets foot in the Philippine islands. He introduced Christian faith and converted many natives, befriended the local chieftains, made a blood compact with them. He staged a battle against Lapu-Lapu and died in Mactan.
This webpage was created by Sharon Amolo. Sharon Amolo is a Media Specialist at Gwin Oaks Elementary in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Updated 2009 Note: Hernando de Soto will be added next school year...
William Hull - Wikipedia
William Hull (June 24, 1753 – November 29, 1825) was an American soldier and politician. He fought in the American Revolution, was Governor of Michigan Territory, and was a general in the War of 1812, for which he is best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British.
The Siege of Detroit, also known as the Surrender of Detroit, or the Battle of Fort Detroit, was an early engagement in the Anglo-American War of 1812. A British force under Major General Isaac Brock with Native American allies under the Shawnee leader, Tecumseh, used bluff and deception to intimidate the American Brigadier General William Hull into surrendering the fort and town of Detroit, Michigan and a dispirited army which nevertheless outnumbered the victorious British and Native…