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7.1.3 compare and contrast diverse social and economic structures within the societies of Aboriginal, French and British peoples in pre-Confederation Canada by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues. by Mind Map: 7.1.3 compare and contrast diverse social and economic structures within the societies of Aboriginal, French and British peoples in pre-Confederation Canada by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues.

1. How did the structures of Aboriginal societies affect decision making in each society (i.e., role and status of women, consensus building)?

1.1. Iroquois: The role for some of the women in the iroquois was to be clan mothers and pick the chiefs for their tribe.

1.2. Ojibwe: Men and women were equal in the community, and they each specific roles they had to fulfill. Women took care of the children and looked after their shelters.

1.3. Mi’kmaq: Women were considered a portal to the spirit world, so men support the women in a protective role. Since the women were the life-givers, their opinions were considered important. Women were considered equal in terms of voicing their opinions, because they were the life-givers, and they opinions balanced out the male’s opinions.

2. What were the different ways in which Aboriginal societies were structured (i.e., Iroquois Confederacy, Ojibwa, Mi’kmaq)?

2.1. Iroquois: There were clan mother, chiefs, and the council of chiefs. That had the leadership role in their culture.

2.2. Mi’kmaq: Their territory was divided into seven districts, each having a district chief and council, the council being composed of elders and village chiefs. A district government was in charge of war, settle disputes and hunting areas for families.

2.3. Ojibwe: The Ojibwe had a 7 different clans, each with different roles in society. The Loon and Crane clans had the role of chieftainship, so they both shared the power, and kept each other in check. The Fish clan were the teachers and scholars, teaching children to develop certain skills, the Bear Clan were similar to the police and at the same time, guardians of the village. The Hoof Clan cared for the community members and provided housing. The Martin Clan were the hunters and warriors. The Bird Clan were the spiritual leaders.

3. What were the social and economic factors of European imperialism?

3.1. Cash: They set up colonies so they could claim the resources (furs) and sell them.

3.2. Competition: They were often at war with each other competing over land and resources.

3.3. Christianity: They were almost all christens. They believed that there was only one true faith and that was christianity.

3.4. Curiosity: The europeans would always wonder if there was more out there to be explored.

4. In what ways did European imperialism impact the social and economic structures of Aboriginal societies?

4.1. They took away more land from the aboriginals using military force. As a result making the Aboriginal area/space smaller/lesser.

5. How was European imperialism responsible for the development of Acadia, New France and British settlements?

6. What roles did the Royal Government and the Catholic Church play in the social structure of New France (i.e., governor, intendant, Jesuits, religious congregations)?

6.1. Governor: The most powerful person in the sovereign council. They were the kings personal representative.

6.2. Intendant: The second most important person was the intendant. The intendant was in charge of every day problems.

6.3. Jesuits: An order of missionaries who came to north america to convert first nations people to catholic religion.

6.4. Religious congregation: Most of the french were catholic.

7. What role did the British government play in the settlement of North America?

8. Who were the key figures in the British exploration and settlement of North America?

8.1. -John Cabot - King Charles - John Guy - Henry Hudson - Walter Raleigh - Henry Kelsey - Anthony Henday

9. Who were the key figures in the French exploration and settlement of North America?

9.1. - Sammel de champlain - Jacques Cartier - King Louis XIV - Pierre de monts - Rene' Robert cavalier de la salle