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Can you name the facts about Canadian history from A to Z?
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Canadian History A-Z II
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Advanced fighter aircraft program cancelled by Prime Minister Diefenbaker
First female Canadian astronaut
French explorer and colonial administrator, 'The Father of New France'
Nickname for Ottawa-area fallout bunker built during Cold War to protect government officials in case of nuclear war
Now-defunct department store chain founded in 1869, published popular catalogues
1960s terrorist organisation dedicated to the independence of Quebec
Soviet embassy cipher clerk whose 1945 defection to Canada sparked the first East-West diplomatic crisis of the Cold War
English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage until his crew mutinied
Confederacy of indigenous tribes that wiped out New France's Huron allies
First black Governor General of Canada
Yukon region in which gold was discovered in 1896
Medieval Viking settlement on northernmost-tip of Newfoundland; the only widely-accepted site of pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact in the Americas
Leader of the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion, grandfather of longest-serving Prime Minister
Newest (established in 1999) and largest territory of Canada
Site of violent 1990 land dispute between Mohawks and the Canadian government
14th Prime Minister of Canada, winner of Nobel Peace Prize
1774 British legislation that guaranteed French Canadians' free practice of Catholicism and use of French civil law
Executed leader of 1869 and 1885 Métis rebellions
Canadian heroine of the War of 1812, warned British forces of an impending American attack; chocolatier namesake
Shawnee chief and military leader who died fighting the Americans in the War of 1812
Informal network of secret routes to aid American slaves' escape to Canada
Site of costly Canadian victory in 1917 First World War battle
British general who died fighting the French in the 1759 Battle of the Plains of Abraham
Montreal World's Fair held in celebration of the centennial of Canadian Confederation
Canadian rock icon, one of the 20th century's most influential musicians
Clothes fastener invented by Swedish-Canadian immigrant in 1913
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May 23rd, 2011 at 12:20 GMT
For Riel, take out the word "martyred"; it adds an unnecessary political stance to the quiz.
May 23rd, 2011 at 18:36 GMT
Mar 16th, 2013 at 03:27 GMT
I have to admit, I only got Oka because I was guessing 'Okanagan.' (And yes, I know that Mohawks have no involvement in British Columbia.)
Apr 4th, 2013 at 02:25 GMT
I've lived my whole life in Canada and I can't get most of these :S
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