The Peoples of Canada
A Pre-Confederation HistoryBook - 2003
The Peoples of Canada examines the history of Canada from the First Peoples before contact with the earliest European settlers to Confederation in 1867. The volume examines pre-contact northern North America exploration in the 16th and 17th centuries; settlement in the Atlantic provinces, theSt. Lawrence Valley, and New France; the growth the political changes that brought about the confederation of the four provinces of British North America into the Dominion of Canada; and the expansion of Canada's domain, society, and economy in the 19th century.