Rediscovering Canadian history doesnA 't have to be a chore! You may read the newspaper every day, always catch the evening news, and even have time to write an occasional letter to your Member of Parliament. But whenever you try to remember the basics of Canadian history, does your mind go blank? Perfect for those new to Canada as well as Canadians who require a refresher course, The Complete IdiotA 's Guide to Canadian History presents everything you need to know about this countryA 's past - and makes it fun, fascinating, and memorable. Relive the fur trade, the War of 1812, and other historical events. In this guide youA 'll find: *An engrossed account of our countryA 's saga. *Biographical sketches that bring historical figures to life. *Key statistics, memorable sayings, highlights, and buzzwords from every era. *Pop/cultural extras such as what the swinginA ' sixties meant to Canadians.