In total, those who identify as French Canadian, French, Québécois and Acadian number up to 11.9 million people or comprising 33.78% of the Canadian population.
The French Canadians get their name from Canada, the most developed and densely populated region of New France during the period of French colonization in the 17th and 18th century.
Optical Toys and Gizmos The Media Resources Center owns a small collection of moving image optical toys and devices which may be borrowed for use in the classroom: zoetropes, thaumatropes, praxinoscopes, phenakistoscope, flip books, moire books, ombres chinoises, camera obscura.
Contact Gary Handman, Head of the MRC, to make arrangements for use.
Different spans of time on the GTS are usually marked by changes in the composition of strata which correspond to those, and indicate major geological or paleontological events, such as mass extinctions.
For example, the boundary between the Cretaceous period and the Paleogene period is defined by the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, which marked the demise of the non-avian dinosaurs and many other groups of life.
This clock representation shows some of the major units of geological time and definitive events of Earth history.
The Hadean eon represents the time before fossil record of life on Earth; its upper boundary is now regarded as 4.0 Ga (billion years ago).
The three million year Quaternary period, the time of recognizable humans, is too small to be visible at this scale.Between 18, roughly 900,000 French Canadians emigrated to the United States, mostly to the New England region.Other terms for French Canadians who continue to reside in the province of Quebec, are Quebecers or Québécois.The 1902 film "Les victimes de l'alcoolisme" was the first attempt by the newly formed Pathé company to exploit the burgeoning demand for anti-absinthe and anti-alcohol propaganda."Les Victimes de l'alcool" (1911), a far more sophisticated film, was enthusiastically promoted by the temperance movement and was a huge success for Pathé. S.-made absinthe related motion picture from the pre-ban era, featuring one of the very few filmed versions of absinthe being prepared and consumed.The basic concept of the "Alice films" by Walt Disney was to place a real girl in a cartoon world.This program represents Disney's earliest experiences as a young cartoon producer when he was 20 years old and reveals his development as a director and storyteller.Canada, especially Quebec, New Brunswick, and Northern or Eastern Ontario, significant minority found in the United States, mostly found in Louisiana; smaller populations in New England, New York and Michigan) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.Today, French Canadians constitute the main French-speaking population in Canada, accounting for about 19% of the total population. The province of Quebec has the largest population of French-Canadian descent, though smaller communities exist throughout Canada and in the United States (particularly New England).Contents: La Bonne absinthe / produced by Gaumont Film Company ; directed by Alice Guy (1899, 1 min.) -- Les Victimes de l'alcoolisme / produced by Pathé ; directed by Ferdinand Zecca (1902, 4 min.) -- Les Victimes de l'alcool / produced by Pathé ; directed by Gerard Bourgeois (1911, 26 min.) -- Absinthe / produced by the Gem Motion Picture Company ; starring Glen White and Sadie Weston (1913, 12 min.) DVD X2294 Contents: Alice, the toreador (1925, 9 min.) -- Alice's egg plant (1925, 9 min.) -- Alice in the jungle (1925, 8 min.) -- Alice on the farm (1926, 9 min.) -- Alice rattled by rats (1925, 7 min.) -- Alice's orphan (1926, 7 min.) -- Alice the whaler (1927, 7 min.).It has been said that the Disney Studio was built on a mouse, but it all really began with a little girl named Alice.