Answer: b. Prince Edward Island
P.E.I. joined Confederation in 1873 becoming the seventh province in Canada.
Answer: c. Samuel de Champlain
French explorer Samuel de Champlain founded present-day Québec City in 1608.
Answer: c. Manitoba
Women were granted the right to vote in Manitoba in 1916.
Answer: b. Pierre Trudeau
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms was enacted in 1982.
Answer: c. Beaver
The fur trade lasted from the early 17th century to the mid-19th century.
Answer: a. Québec City
The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, which was part of the Seven Years War, resulted in the surrender of Québec to the British.
Answer: c. Juno
On June 6, 1944, Canadian, British and American forces landed along the coast of Normandy, France, to launch an assault on German forces in western Europe.
Answer: b. Japanese
Thousands of Japanese Canadians were interned or uprooted due to government policies enacted under the War Measures Act, the last of which wasn’t lifted until 1948.
Answer: d. William Lyon Mackenzie King
King served as prime minister from 1921-1926, 1926-1930 and 1935-1948.
Answer: b. The Seigneurial system
This system was a form of land distribution in New France where tenants were granted pieces of land by a seigneur in exchange for royalties.
Answer: b. She was the first woman elected to the House of Commons
Agnes Macphail served in the House of Commons from 1921-1940 before being elected to the Ontario legislature as one of the first two female members in 1943.
Answer: b. Tecumseh
Tecumseh was the leader of a First Nations confederacy created to resist American efforts to take indigenous land north of the Ohio River. They later aligned with the British during the War of 1812.