Alberta Immigrants
British in Alberta
French in Alberta
Metis and the Fur Trade
Everything but the kitchen sink!
100

The Canadian government persuaded the Aboriginal people to sign ....

Aboriginals were forced to sign treaties to give up their territories in exchange for money, food + education.

100

One of the first British people to arrive in Alberta.  HINT: Anthony _____

Anthony Henday

100

Francophones are people whose first language is

French

100

In the Fur Trading game what do the Metis trade for?

Ammunition, pots, etc..etc..

100

A plant seed as an embryo that is also known as...Starts with a 'C'

Cotyledon


200

Fur traders and hunters had killed many

Buffalo were driven nearly to extinction thus ending the Aboriginal way of life.

200

Name 3 English towns/cities with a British background

Lloydminister, Strathmore, Barrhead, Cornation, etc...etc..

200

What did Father Lacombe do for Alberta's Francophones?

He started hospitals, schools and wrote a Cree dictionary

200

This company was founded over 400 years ago and it is still in business today

The Hudson Bay Company was founded in 1670

200

When was Tilley, Alberta founded?

Founded in 1910 with the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway line

300

Resources of Alberta

Cattle, oil, coal, grain crops

300

What year did Canada become a country?

July 1, 1867 - British colonies joined together in Confederation.


300

Canadiens are people who

Canadiens are those born to French parents living in Canada

300

Who are the Metis people

People of First Nations people and European people 

300

Name the police force that was created in 1874

NWMP - North West Mounted Police

400

What year did Alberta become a province?

1905

400

Canada's first Prime Minister

Sir John A. Macdonald

400

To encourage French settlement in Alberta Francophone priests brought French people from what areas of the world

Quebec, USA, France and Belgium

400

Buffalo meat mixed with fat and berries creates

Pemmican

400

This made it easier for settlers to come west (HINT: has tracks)

The railway was built across Canada all the way to BC

500

Every August Albertans celebrate this day

Heritage Day - a provincial holiday that honours Alberta's multiculturalism

500

How many provinces are there in Canada?

10 provinces

500

Name 3 cities or towns with a French background

St. Albert, St. Paul, Vegreville, Bonnyville, Edmonton, etc..etc..

500

World's Greatest Hockey Team

Edmonton Oilers of Course!

:)

500

Besides French and English settlers, what are other ethnic immigrants that came to Alberta?

German, Ukraine, Chinese, Scottish, Irish, Black Canadians, etc..etc..

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