Calgary was established in the summer of 1875,the year after FortMacleod
was established.Fort Calgary was built
to enforce law in the west and
stop the illegal trade of whiskey to the natives.It was also built to stop theAmericans
from taking over the land because the area was not Canada yet.The group of
natives receiving the whiskey was calledthe Siksika,Tsuu Tina and
Nakoda.(Blackfoot, Stony and
established Fort Calgary ?
The F troop of the NWMP came in 1875 to build the fort.
The I.G. Baker company built it
in six weeks.
By Tyler and Eric gr.5
to our power point presentation.Eric
and I have chosen Fort Calgary.We hope you enjoy our show.