Your Reassessment Opportunity for Unit 1 (Thinking Like a Historian) is on Friday, 4 October.
Your Unit 3 (Fur Trade) test is on Tuesday, 16 October. Test Preparation Worksheet. How to write a “identify and state the significance” response.
Your Unit 4 (Revolution and Reform) test is on Wednesday, 30 October. Test Preparation Questions.
Your Unit 5 (Confederation and the Canadian Federal System) test is on Tuesday, 26 November. Test Preparation Questions.
Your Unit 6 (Expansion and Resistance) test is on Monday, 16 December. Test Preparation Questions.
Your Unit 7 (Post-Confederation Society) test is on Thursday, 16 January. Study Guide.
Assignments & Due Dates
Who Discovered Klondike Gold? (Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Source Analysis): Friday, 13 September. (Grading Scheme).
Simon Fraser journal analysis: Friday, 11 October.
Political Philosophy Essay: Thursday, 31 October. Robert Baldwin, William Lyon Mackenzie, Francis Bond Head, Louis-Joseph Papineau, George-Etienne Cartier, Lord Durham, Mary Ann Shadd. Easy guide to essay writing. Grading Scheme.
1837-1838 Primary Source Analysis: Friday, 25 October.
15 Fevrier 1839 – Film Reflection: Thursday, 31 October.
The Three Bears: 29 November
“Was Louis Riel a Hero or Traitor?” – Paragraph
Chinese Experience Paragraph: Friday, 20 December
Vancouver Race Riots response: Friday, 17 January
Readings, Slides & Handouts
Unit 0. Prologue
A whirlwind tour of North American history from the first humans to 1815
Unit 1. How Historians Think
Why Study History?: Lecture Slides, Guided Notes. Optional Additional Resources: Vancouver Race Riot, Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission,
Unit 3. The Fur Trade
The Cordilleran Fur Trade: Slides
Simon Fraser: Encounters with the Other: Slides
Metis Ethnogenesis and the Red River Settlement: Guided Notes
Unit 4. Revolution and Reform
Black Canadians: Horizons pages 59-62, Contemporary poetry by Wayde Compton. Mary Ann Shadd Case Study: A Plea for Emigration, Dictionary of Canadian Biography Article, Provincial Freeman letter, History of the Provincial Freeman
Unit 5. Confederation and the Canadian Federal System
Unit 6. Expansion and Resistance
The Far West: Horizons 206-219
Emergence of Vancouver: Horizons 227-230. Do question 3 OR 4b on p230. Then answer the question: “which of the themes from our Colonization of British Columbia: Eslha7an lecture do you see reflected in the wider history of Vancouver told in your textbook?
Unit 7. Post-Confederation Society
The Laurier Years & Canadian-American Relations: Horizons 244-247, 250. Questions: page 247 #1,3. page 250 #1,4.