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First Nations: descendants of those first settlers from Asia

Refugee: people who flee a country because of war, disaster, or persecution

Parliament: controls Canada's laws and policies, has two bodies, the House of Commons and the Senate

Queen of England

Constitutional monarchy: a government ruled by a King or Queen, who have limited powers

Pierre Trudeau

Pierre Trudeau: an ex Prime Minister, led the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Prime Minister: the leader of government, runs the Executive which is inside the legislature

Canadian Charter  of Rights and Freedoms

French-Indian War

The French-Indian war consisted of the French and the British fighting over Canada. The end result was the British got the northern most parts of Canada and the French got the south.

Multiculturalism: an acceptance of many cultures

Bilingual: a person who can speak one or more languages

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