Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Educación
L.P.B Gustavo H. Machado
Jim Ferrer Integrantes:
4to Ciencias “C”
martes, 11 de octubre de 2011
* Historical Precedents
* Government andPolitics
* Human rights
* Territorial Organization
* Geography and Climate
* Flora and Fauna
* Education, Science and Technology
* Native Symbols
It is a parliamentary federal monarchy of America, located in the north end of North America. It spreads from the Atlantic Ocean in theeastern part, the ocean Pacific Ocean in the western part, and towards the north up to the ocean The Arctic, sharing border with the United States of America in the southern part and to the northwest with his territory Alaska. It is the most extensive second country of the world after Russia, and also the most north. It occupies near the half of the territory of North America.
The territoryoccupied by Canada was lived by the diverse groups of his aboriginal population during milleniums. From ends of the 15th century, the British and French expeditions explored, and later they were established, along the Atlantic coast. France yielded almost all his North American colonies in 1763 after the War of Seven Years. In 1867, with the union of three British North American colonies across theFederation, Canada was formed as a federal domain of four provinces. This did that it began an accumulation of provinces and territories, and a process of autonomy opposite to the United Kingdom. This autonomy every time major was emphasized in the Statute of Westminster of 1931 and culminated in the Record of Constitution of Canada of 1982, which broke the vestiges of the juridical dependence in theBritish parliament.
The Canadian federation consists of ten provinces and 3 territories, and is governed as a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy by the queen Isabel II as chief of condition. It is a bilingual nation with the Englishman and the Frenchman as official languages in the federal area.
Canada is an industrial and technologically pioneering and advanced, widelyself-sufficient nation in energy thanks to his relatively extensive warehouses of fossil fuels and to the wide generation of nuclear power and hydroelectric power. Being one of the most developed countries, it has a diversified economy, which makes her independent for his big deposits and abundant natural resources as well as from the trade, particularly with the United States. Nowadays he is a memberof the OEA, G-8, the G-20, the NATO, the OECD, the WTO, the APEC, the Union of Nations, the Francofonía and of the United Nations Organization. It is considered to be throughout the world one of the countries by better quality of life.
The name Canada comes from the root iroquesa kanata that means "settlement", "accession" or refiriéndose initially to Stadaconé, an accession in thesite of the current city of Quebec.7 8 The explorer Jacques Cartier used the word "Canada" to refer not only to this village especially, but also to the whole area under Stadaconé's mandate; for 1545, the maps and European books had begun to refer to the whole region as Canada.
From the 17th century in forward, the region of New France that was near the river The St Lawrence and to the margin ofthe north coast of the Great Lakes it was known as Canada. Later, the zone was divided in two British colonies: Top Canada and Low Canada, though in 1841 they joined again as the Province of Canada. After the Federation of 1867, the name of Canada was adopted as the legal name for the new country and the "Domain" (a term of the Psalm 72:8) was the title awarded to the country. Cocktails, the...