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Power, Economy, Political, Religion during the Renaissance

Power, Economy, Political, Religion during the Renaissance Global balance of power: Expansion, Wars, Migration Economy Political Religion/Cosmology ———————————————————————————————— 1. Expansion, Wars & Migration ▪Largest Empire after the fall of Rome was the Islamic Empire. ▪Under the leadership of Dynastic Arab & Turkish families, Islam (originating in Saudi Arabia) spread from Spain to India by the…

What is Location, Time, Space, Tone, Tropology?

Location Location is the arrangement and presentation of physical and temporal elements in a work. Time time of year (season) time of day (morning, afternoon, evening) month (September, January) era, century, decade (Victorian, 20th century, 1920’s) duration of the narrative details of the passage of time (falling leaves – autumn, snow – winter) sequencing of…

What is Rhetoric? Rhetorical Conventions & Structure

Rhetoric essentially means the art of speaking persuasively. It is the use of language in a formalized way in order to convince or have an effect on an audience. A) Word order Manipulation of common word order to create an effect B) Word choice Figurative language (oxymoron, onomatopoeia, assonance, alliteration, hyperbole, understatement, irony, allusion, litotes,…

Confederation in Canada: History and Contributions

Confederation Day July 1, 1867 – Canada first became a nation – BNA Act 4 British colonies joined to form the new Dominion of Canada Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia & New Brunswick (population = 3 million) John A. McDonald sworn in as Canada’s first prime minister The Twentieth Century (1900-1913) Some colonies rejected confederation –           …

Mining: Economic, Environmental, Types

Minerals are non-renewable resources found all over the world The Canadian Shield is the source of many of our mineral deposits Minerals can be divided into three groups: Metallic (copper, nickel, uranium, gold, etc) Fossil Fuels (coal, oil, natural gas) Industrial (stone, diamonds, salt, potash) Environmental Issues Mining can cause air pollution, acid precipitation, and…

Softwood, Hardwood, Shelterwood, Selective Cutting Forestry

Softwood Forests: coniferous trees (cone-bearing:  fir, pine, spruce) make up 66% of Canada’s forests Hardwood Forests: deciduous trees (lose leaves every year:  birch, maple) make up 12% of Canada’s forests Commercial Forests Trees are harvested to make a profit exists in warmer, wetter areas where trees grow quickly British Columbia, Alberta Non-commercial Forests Not profitable…

Canada’s Aboriginal Communities

Key Terms Aboriginal Peoples: Descendents of Canada’s original inhabitants Treaty: An official agreement between the federal government and the First Nations – Aboriginal people give up their land rights (except for reserves) and accept treaty money/government assistance Reserve: Area of land set aside for status Indians Assimilate: To lose your culture and adopt the culture…