Chapter 5 Study Guide


Multiculturalism- an acceptance of many cultures instead of just one

Refugee- someone who leaves his or her country because of war, disaster, or persecution

Parliament- Canada's national lawmaking body

Export- goods traded with or sold to other countries

Import- goods brought into a country through trade or sale

Transportation corridor- paths that make transportation easier

Transportation barrier- geographic features that prevent or slow down transportation

Bilingual- able to speak 2 languages

Francophone- French speaking people

Separatists- a person who wants to separate from a body to which he or she belongs, such as a church or nation. Someone who thinks that Quebec should be an independent country is a separatist.

First Nations- in Canada, the descendants of the first settlers of North America, who came from Asia

Constitutional Monarchy- a government ruled by a king or a queen whose power is determined by the nation's constitution

Pierre Trudeau- a prime minister who led an effort to add a Charter of Rights and Freedoms to the Canadian Constitution in 1982

industry- an area of economic activity

Section 1
What effects does the policy of multiculturalism have on Canada?
The effects the policy of multiculturalism has on Canada are, it creates an acceptance of of many cultures instead of just one. Canada is a diverse country with district culture groups and two official languages.

Section 2
How has Canada tried to satisfy the needs of its many culture groups?
Canada has passed laws guaranteeing the preservation of different cultural heritages.

Section 3
How does Canada’s wealth of natural resources contribute to its economy?
Canada's natural resources support farming, mining, logging, and fishing.

Section 4
What are some major culture groups of Canada?
Some major culture groups of Canada are French Canadians, Inuit, Chinese (mostly from Hong Kong), and South Americans.

There will be short answer questions like those listed above on the test instead of an essay. They will each be worth five points each.

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