First Nations (also, aboriginal):
Refers to the peoples living in North America prior to European contact. ‘Aboriginal’ includes First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

Colony:
An area of land settled or conquered by a distant State and controlled by that State.

Dodem:
A natural object, often an animal, adopted by a First Nations family or clan as representative of them.

Iroquois:
First Nations peoples living in Ontario and New York State; also, their common language.

Mohawk:
One of the Iroquois nations.

Missionary:
A representative of an organized Christian religion, sent to spread Christian faith amongst a community.

Wampum belt:
A ceremonial belt or sash made from small polished beads, meant to commemorate or record an important meeting, agreement or event.



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First Nations (also, aboriginal):
Refers to the peoples living in North America prior to European contact. ‘Aboriginal’ includes First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

Colony:
An area of land settled or conquered by a distant State and controlled by that State.

Dodem:
A natural object, often an animal, adopted by a First Nations family or clan as representative of them.

Iroquois:
First Nations peoples living in Ontario and New York State; also, their common language.

Mohawk:

One of the Iroquois nations.

Missionary:
A representative of an organized Christian religion, sent to spread Christian faith amongst a community.

Wampum belt:
A ceremonial belt or sash made from small polished beads, meant to commemorate or record an important meeting, agreement or event.











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Learning Objectives

Encourages students to learn more about Canadian history during the period that the four kings visited England (1710), and to understand the complex and changing relationship between North America and the prevailing European superpowers of the day, specifically England and France.

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