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The St. Lawrence Lowland: Settlers and Settlement Teacher Centre

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These Web sites will provide you with background information.



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Traditional Land Use Patterns

The seigneurial system is central to understanding the land use patterns of New France and the St. Lawrence Lowland region. The Encyclopedia of Canada provides useful information for all regions in the InfoCanada: Geographical Regions series. At this Web page, there are links to define terms for students as well as pictures that can be enlarged to help them understand key concepts.

Bonjour Quebec

Quebec City is one of the most interesting places in the St. Lawrence Lowland. Encourage students to explore all the interesting features at this Web site. It includes information on the history and geography of the city as well as excursions and activities that are available to visitors. Students can also access some panoramic views of Quebec City and take a virtual tour. They will quickly understand why Quebec City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.