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Bataille des Plaines du Abraham  
   

Bataille des Plaines du Abraham

In 1759 the French & the British Armies fought on the Plains of Abraham. The battle lasted 1/2 hour, the general of each army died, England won so Quebec became a French province of a British country.
Quebec City, Quebec

December 4th 1999
Vieux-Quebec ("Old Town") is a U.N.E.S.CO. world heritage site. Quebec City is the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist. "Kebec" is the Algonquin (aboriginal NE Canadians) word for "where the river narrows". French explorer Jacques Cartier built a fort here in 1535, and then returned to France. Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608 ... read more
North America » Canada » Quebec » Québec City

Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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