Canadian history french and english relations


Throughout the 20th Century in Canada there have been large amounts of tension and hostility between two of the largest ethnic groups, French and English Canadians. Both groups have attempted to gain the upper hand in battles over politics, language, religion, and culture. The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the importance of culture and language in order to explore the question of French-English relations in modern Canadian history. Through a simulation that mirrors the French-English conflicts in the late twentieth century, students can explore the issues without being affected by their ... Canada - Canada - Foreign relations: Canada’s contacts with the world in 1900 were almost wholly through Great Britain and the United States. Indeed, Canada’s formal relations with other countries were conducted only through the British Foreign Office because Canada, though self-governing, was still a colony and thus had no independent diplomatic status. Representing a sacred bond of Algonquian goodwill that arose out of necessity, these five First Nations shaped policies in reaction against or in accord with strategic movements by the French, English, Huron, Ottawa, Mohawk, Ojibwa and Iroquois and spanned the Canadian Maritimes, Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec and in Maine (Abbe-Museum). 1688-1759 French English Relations in Canadian History Essay Throughout the 20th Century in Canada there have been large amounts of tension and hostility between two of the largest ethnic groups, French and English Canadians. Both groups have attempted to gain the upper hand in battles over politics, language, religion, and culture.