How Canada came to be

By Anna Jennings Steen

How Canada came to be
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Canada begins in Newfoundland, and that's the start of this historical, narrative journey. The author traces the contributions of Marco Polo, even the capture of Constantinople in 1453 when people began to look for a new sea route to the East, paving the inspiration for exploreres ... Read more


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Canada begins in Newfoundland, and that's the start of this historical, narrative journey. The author traces the contributions of Marco Polo, even the capture of Constantinople in 1453 when people began to look for a new sea route to the East, paving the inspiration for exploreres like John Cabot, Champlain, Cartier and others to lay the foundations of Canada.

Anna Jennings Steen

Anna Jennings Steen was born in Calgary in 1936 and, apart from several years in Europe, has lived and maintained family connections from east to west of Canada throughout her checkered career as dancer, actor, librarian, educational television writer/producer, teacher and mother. To celebrate Canada's 100th birthday she rode the train (solo) from Pacific to Atlantic coasts, ending in St. John's, Newfoundland, where she was entertained on a German fishing trawler. This book celebrates Canada's 150th birthday.

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