The development of the city of Halifax and how it influences us today. …
The development of the city of Halifax and how it influences us today.
(Augustus & Emeka)
The british ruled canada around the 1700-1800s. Today a good part of canada speaks english.
The first nations spoke different languages the people who came from Europe.
Canada's main two languages are French and English, because they settled here in the 1500-1900s
Fish are EVERYWHERE in the atlantic. it was a big natural resource
The Natural resources in the Atlantic meant very much two the English and the french, it made them fight over it.
There are forests in the Atlantic region, so forestry is one of the common jobs there.
The french got along well with the first nations, then the english came and rekt their relationship.
Some of the francophone communities were the Acadians.
when the french had a war with the british, the french lost. The acadians moved to Quebec, the U.S, and back to france
The Mi'kmaq traded with the french and gave them tips about "The New World".
They made tents that they lived in called wigwams. Wigwam means the dwelling.
The first nations were the first people to Canada. I heard that they came from russia when it was connected to North America.
The vikings came to Canada around the 1000s
The people who traveled to Canada were Vikings, French, English, Spanish, & Portaguese.
Fishing was big in the Atlantic region, then the Government banned fishing for cod.
If you don't want a job in mining or fishing, you can get a job in forestry or tourism.
Mining was big in the Atlantic until 2001, when coal wasn't needed anymore.
There is a military base on the coast in halifax.
It was used during WWll since it is one of the closest place to Europe in Canada.
Hailfax's Coordinates are: latitude 41.9911213 longitude -70.861985
Halifax is the biggest city in the Atlantic region
The was a big fight over fishing for cod because the numbers of the fish were going dangerously low. The fishermen's net was designed to let the baby fish slip throw but the bigger ones to still be caught. This way, the baby fish would grow up and be adults to restart the cycle.
The ocean keeps this region from getting to hot or cold and stops the water from freezing
The average tempature in the summer is 18C. The ocean breeze keeps it cool.
Winters are mild, but long.