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History (Grade 8) - Creating Canada, 1850-1890
Students will be assessing the impact of some of the key social, economic, and political factors, including social, economic, and/or political inequality, on various Canadians between 1850 and 1890 as well as on the creation and expansion of the Dominion of Canada. They will investigate perspectives of different groups on some significant events, developments, and/or issues that affected Canada and/or Canadians between 1850 and 1890. Describe various significant events, developments, and people in Canada between 1850 and 1890, and explain their impact.
Web Sites
  • Canadian Labour History (www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/labour/lab01e.shtml)
  • Exodus 2013 (www.exodus2013.co.uk/the-great-migration-of-canada/)
    Canadian Migration
  • Intriguing History (www.intriguing-history.com/great-migration-of-canada/)
    Canadian Immigration