Themes

Periods

Alphabetical Order

Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

Living Words: Aboriginal Diplomats of the 18th Century

Moira McCaffrey, McCord Museum

Diplomacy as practised by 18th-century Europeans was shaped by social and political traditions vastly different from those of the Aboriginal nations. This involved a process of creative accommodation and cultural exchange that brought the European and Aboriginal worlds together in a sort of "middle ground."


Themes

First Nations

Cartoons

Places

People

Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce

Periods

1840-1867

1867-1896

1896-1919

1919-1945

1945 to now