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    Quebec (French: Québec ⓘ) is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada.It is the largest province by area and the second-largest by population.Much of the population lives in urban areas along the St. Lawrence River, between its most populous city, Montreal, and the provincial capital, Quebec City.

    • Battle of Saint-Eustache

      Prelude. After the victory at Saint-Charles, the government...

    • Flag

      The flag of Quebec, called the Fleurdelisé (French for...

    • French

      Quebec French (French: français québécois [fʁɑ̃sɛ kebekwa]),...

    • King's Daughters

      Jean Talon, Bishop François de Laval and several settlers...

    • Culture of Quebec

      The culture of Quebec emerged over the last few hundred...

    • Leaving Canada
    • History of Quebec
    • Quiet Revolution
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    Quebec was part of New France until 1760, then under British control. Quebec became a province in the Canadian Confederation in 1867. Since then, some people in Quebec have wanted to leave Canada. Since Quebec is a mainly French-speaking province, most of the people there feel that it is very different from the rest of Canada, and want to keep it t...

    Aboriginal people and Inuit groups were the first peoples who lived in what is now Québec. These Aboriginal people lived by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Some of the Aboriginal people, called Iroquoians, planted squash and maize. The Inuit fished and hunted whales and seals for fur and food. Sometimes they warredwith each other. Vikings came in ...

    The conservative government of Maurice Duplessis dominated Quebec politics from 1944 to 1960 with the support of the Catholic Church. The Quiet Revolution was a period of social and political change. During the Quiet Revolution, French Canadians lost their control over the Quebec economy, the Roman Catholic Church became less important, and the Que...

    The government is based in the provincial capital, Quebec City. The government is led by a lieutenant-governor (pronounced "lef-") who represents the Crown. As of 2019, he is Michel Doyon. The political leader of the province is the premier. He is François Legault of the Coalition Avenir de Quebec(CAQ), elected in 2018.

    Government of Quebec Archived 2011-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
    Quebec at the Open Directory Project
  2. The history of Quebec City extends back thousands of years, with its first inhabitants being the First Nations peoples of the region. The arrival of French explorers in the 16th century eventually led to the establishment of Quebec City, in present-day Quebec, Canada. The city is one of the oldest European settlements in North America, with the ...

  3. Quebec City, Quebec, founded in 1608, population 549,459 (2021 census), 531,902 (2016 census). Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec, is located on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River where it meets the Rivière Saint-Charles. Here, the St. Lawrence narrows to a width of just over 1 km, and navigation is made difficult by a ...

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