Chapter 05: War and Peace
Louisburg and New France
- The Fortress of Louisburg
Click on the headings in the middle of the page to read articles about the history of the fortress, the people of Louisburg, and so on. You can take a virtual tour of the fortress by clicking on different areas of the plan near the bottom of the page. There are photographs of the present-day re-enactment of life in Louisburg.
- Virtual Museum of New France
Click on the headings to read short articles about life in New France. There are some illustrations.
Canadian Place Names with Aboriginal Origins
- Let's call it...Efisga
The possible origins of the name Canada.
A sample of some place names that come from Aboriginal sources.
- The Symbols of Canada
Follow the links to read detailed information about Canada’s flags, arms, and other emblems, with illustrations.
- Good Flag, Bad Flag: How to Design a Great Flag
Click the page numbers at the bottom of the screen to learn how to design a flag. There are many illustrations.
After the War
- 1763–1774: The Struggle for French Canadian Rights
How the Canadiens adjusted to life under British rule, with a map and other illustrations.
- Royal Proclamation of 1763
Brief article on the effects of the Royal Proclamation.
- Province of Quebec, 1763-91
The establishment of Quebec and its relationship with the British government. Includes a map and other illustrations.
- British Canada, 1760-91: British Control over the St. Lawrence
The effects of the Royal Proclamation on the different groups, with maps and drawings. Click on “History”, then “British Canada (1760-1791)” in the side menu.
- Historical Indian Treaties
Map of pre- and post-Confederation treaty lands.