Cod Fishery Indigenous Peoples Fur Trade Explorers
100
How do you preserve cod?
Drying or salting
100
Name the Indigenous groups of the Atlantic Region
Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, Beothuk
100
What was used to trim robes and to make hats?
Beaver fur
100
Who is referred as the Father of New France?
Samuel de Champlain
200
Who came to North America in the 1500s to fish for cod?
Spanish and Portuguese mostly
200
Where did the Beothuk live?
Newfoundland
200
What is a colony?
Settlements that are under control of another country
200
How did the European explorers first discover Canada?
They were looking for a sea route to china
300
How did Europeans learn to dry fish?
The Mi’kmaq taught them how to make racks for cod to dry
300
What were the Mi’kmaq wigwams made of?
Spruce poles and birch bark
300
What did the Mi’kmaq use to decorate boxes and containers?
Porcupine quills
300
What did Samuel de Champlain do during his voyages to North America?
Explored and mapped much of the area. Founded colonies
400
How did the early Europeans describe the amount of cod that swam in the waters off Newfoundland?
Fish could be caught in buckets let down over side of ships.
400
From where did the Indigenous of this region get their food?
Forest and Ocean
400
What did the sailors use to trade with Indigenous people to get furs?
Metal tools, knives, axes
400
Why did explorers want to find a new way to China?
Silk road was a long journey over land; bandits/robbers made it dangerous
500
What killed off the Beothuk?
Diseases, starvation, killed by settlers
500
Who were the voyageurs?
French for traveller; French Canadians who transported furs by canoe.
500
What is a missionary?
Religious persons who were trying to convert the Indigenous to Christianity




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