Canada was home to the First Nations Métis, Inuits and other native peoples centuries before European explorers arrived. Around 1000 A.D., the Vikings became the first known Europeans to land in Canada, and Leif Eriksson... More »

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In 1788, the first Chinese people emigrated to the town of Nootka Sound in Canada. They were a group of 50 artisans, who helped build a trading post with the purpose of trading sea otter pelts. The Spanish drove out the ... More »

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Honda came to Canada in 1969 and started out as a small company that made motorcycles and power equipment. The Honda Civic was introduced in Canada in 1973, followed by the Honda Accord in 1976. In 1986, Honda built its ... More »

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Alberta, Canada served as home to a number of aboriginal people until the 1700s, when Europeans and Americans moved to the area to ply the fur trade. Native Albertans included the Creek, Blackfoot, Kootenay and Slavey In... More »

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Diet for the Incan people during the Incan civilization period between the 13th and 16th centuries was predominantly made up of roots and grains, such as potatoes, maize and oca, as well as meat from llamas, alpacas, gui... More »

The Maya civilization reached its peak around the sixth century in the area of modern Guatemala, Belize and southeastern Mexico. The Mayans were a highly religious people and many of the stone buildings in Maya cities ha... More »

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During prehistoric times, the Chickasaw Indian tribe migrated to what is now known as Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. In 1540, the tribe's first interaction with Europeans occurred when they made contact wi... More »

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