Your Unit 3 (Geography of North America) Test is on Friday, 27 September. Practice Test.
Your Reassessment Opportunity for Unit 2 (Thinking Like a Historian) is on Friday, 4 October.
Your Unit 3 (Geography of North America) re-test opportunity is on Friday, 25 October. Practice Test.
Your Unit 5 (Political Modernization in France & Britain) test will be on Thursday, 28 November. Study Guide.
Your optional re-test on EVERYTHING will be on Friday, 29 November. Check out the study guides from the previous units above.
Your Unit 7+8 (Liberal Revolutions + Napoleon) test will be on Friday, 9 January. Study Guide.
Your Unit 9 (Industrial Revolution) test will be on Wednesday, 15 January. Study Guide.
Assignments & Due Dates
Your Experience of Modernity: Monday, 9 September
A Day in the Life (Early Contact Native Peoples): Friday, 4 October.
Your gendered experience: Wednesday, 23 October.
New England primary source analysis: Friday, 25 October.
Demographics & Infographics: Thursday, 31 October.
Using Wikipedia to research Enlightenment Philosophers: Thursday, 14 November.
Political Modernities Essay Introduction: Wednesday, 27 November.
Readings, Slides & Handouts
Unit 2. Thinking Like a Historian
Why Study History?: Lecture Slides, Guided Notes. Optional Additional Resources: Vancouver Race Riot, Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission,
Unit 3. The Geography of North America
Unit 4. The Atlantic World in 1500
Unit 5. New France and New England
Museum of Civilization – New France: The Explorers
Unit 6. Political Modernization in France & England
Baroque Art: Slides
Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment: Slides
Absolutism in France: Slides (We will use a shortened version in class).
Unit 7. The Liberal Revolutions
Enlightenment philosophes handouts
Common Sense: Full text (optional)
Unit 8. Napoleon: Liberalism without Democracy
Napoleon’s Rise to Power: Crossroads 94-103, page 104 questions #1,2,3
Unit 9. The Industrial Revolution
Imperialism and Social Darwinism: Slides
Debate: Instructions/Pep Talk,
Mr. Wilkinson’s Historical Film Recommendations
(The appearance of a film on this list does not mean that I agree with its message or content, or even like it. It might even be historically inaccurate. But it is a well-made film about a topic from our course that will help you develop a better understanding of why people care about history).