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A History of the Canadian Peoples, Fourth Edition : Chapter 2

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Question 1:


a) introducing European foods
b) encouraging Iroquoian hunters to move into Huron territory
c) introducing disease and alien spiritual elements
d) supporting marriage between French and First Nations

Question 2:


a) joining the militia
b) refusing any trade with the Iroquois
c) using armed force to keep the Iroquois from entering fur-trade posts
d) heading into the northwest to avoid the enemy

Question 3:


a) La Tour had no vision of a settled agricultural presence in Acadia
b) Ongoing disputes with the Mi’kmaq
c) The Catholic La Tours attracted only Protestant French Huguenot settlers
d) All of the above

Question 4:


a) of its ability to provide a safe harbour against the stormy Atlantic
b) there was an abundance of furs inland
c) of the enormous wealth created by the fisheries
d) of the friendly Aboriginal welcome

Question 5:


a) provide Jesuit missionaries as negotiators with First Nations
b) ensure government officials obeyed Catholic doctrine
c) help establish subordination of the population to authority
d) raise funds for the state through Church tithes

Question 6:


a) its lack of modern weapons
b) that French Canadians were more interested in the fur trade than fighting
c) its lack of support from France
d) the small size of its population

Question 7:


a) Canada was too cold for African slaves
b) there were no large plantations to employ a slave workforce
c) the French did not have ships involved in the slave trade
d) it was prohibited by France

Question 8:


a) associated with the larger international rivalries of the mother countries
b) fought with out-dated weaponry
c) the result of economic considerations such as the fur trade
d) the result of the behaviour of settlers encroaching on First Nations lands

Question 9:


a) the French never really asserted administrative control
b) the church operated only through missionaries
c) the family and local community created a closely knit peasant society
d) All of the above

Question 10:


a) It disrupted the attempts of Protestant clergy to send missionaries westward.
b) It stopped the British from attempting to engage in the Great Lakes fur trade.
c) It kept the British from building up an invasion force.
d) It stopped British settlers from moving westward.