Chapter: Canada’s History
Topic: The First Europeans
Quiz - The First Europeans
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Question 1 of 4
The first known European visitors to Canada were _______________.CorrectIncorrect
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The first known European visitors to Canada made landfall in ______________.CorrectIncorrect
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The first known European settlement in Canada, now a World Heritage site, was at l’Anse aux _________________.CorrectIncorrect
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The first European to map the east coast of Canada, John Cabot, did so in an expedition of _______________.CorrectIncorrect
The Earliest Europeans to Canada
The first European exploration of Canada was around 1497. It was an expedition led by John Cabot. He was also the first to draw a detailed map of the East coast of the Canadian region. The Icelandic Vikings (the colonizers of Greenland around a thousand years ago) reached Newfoundland and Labrador. Canada still has the remains of this early settlement (called L’Anse Aux Meadows). It is a World Heritage Site now.