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To expand your research in Canadian History
The following texts cover the period from 1840 to 1945 :
- a summary of the main political events and ideological frameworks of the period, written by university scholars:
- excerpts from history textbooks taken from textbooks approved by provincial ministries of education or in use in Canadian high school history classes in British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Québec:
- excerpts from historian's texts (linked to the ideas for inquiries, found on the page Web Activities):
- 1. Report on Transportation
- 2. Nostalgic Collector
- 3. Victorian Detective
- 5. For or Against Child Labour?
- 6. For or Against Corsets?
- B. The Century of Inventions?
- C. The Gold Rush And Beyond
- D. Moodyville: Life And Death of A Company Town
- E. Join The Ranks, They'd Cry!
- F. Warships To Build!
- G. From Crank Start To Cell Phone!
- H. Fighting Fathers: the People behind Confederation:
- I. Forging A National Dream
- J. Women's Rights
- K. The National Sport: Lacrosse or Hockey?
- short historical essays written by university students:
- Time and Industrialization [pdf document]
- The Development of Transportation in Montreal [pdf document]
- Creating a Canadian Culture: Hockey in the late 19th century and early 20th century [pdf document]
- The Victoria Bridge, On the Edge of Danger and Despair [pdf document]