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Chapter 1 – Colonies in the Wilderness• This chapter examines the important social and politicalevents in the history of Upper and Lower Canada in theearly 19thcentury, leading up to the Rebellions of 1837.1. Assess the impact of geography in Canada’s earlydevelopment and colonization.2. Describe significant event and trends affecting immigrationto Canada.3. Compare the roles and activities of men and women incolonial society.4. Discuss the causes and the consequences of the Rebellionsof 1837.5. Explain the evolution of responsible government in Canada.
Chapter 2 – Building a Nation• This chapter describes society and culture in BNA, and howand how the colonies came together to form the Dominionof Canada.1. What effects would an increase in British immigration haveon society, culture, and the people of BNA.2. What economic and political factors led to the idea ofConfederation?3. Explain arguments for and against political union.4. What was the foundation of Canada’s constitution?
Chapter 3 – The Geog of West. Canada• This chapter examines the geography of western Canada.1. Identify and understand the major themes of geography.2. Identify and understand the different physical and naturalregions of western Canada.3. Evaluate the impact of human actions on the environment.
Chapter 4 – The Northwest to 1870• This chapter examines developments in the fur trade andconflicts between European settlers and the Métis andNative peoples as Canada expanded into the Northwest.1. How did the fur trade affect the people, the politics, andthe econ of the NW?2. Analyze the emergence and development of Métis culture.3. Examine European attitudes towards Native peoples andthe Métis.4. Assess the causes and key events of the Red RiverRebellion.
Chapter 5 – The Prairies 1870-1896• This chapter focuses on Canada’s western expansion andits impact on the Métis and the Native peoples.1. Identify the impact of Canadian policy on Métis settlementand self-government.2. Examine the Canadian gov’t’s treaties.3. Analyze the impact of the National Policy.4. Describe the development of the CPR.5. Describe and analyze the causes and outcome of theNorthwest Rebellion.
Chapter 6 – BC to 1896• This chapter follows the development of BC from itsearly days as a territory controlled by the HBC until thetime it joined Confederation, till after the Gold Rush.1.Compare and contrast British and US attitudes towardsthe Oregon Territory.2.Describe the reasons for the creation of and the unionbetween the colony of Vancouver Island & Mainlandcolony.3.Identify 3 main points of view concerning the entry ofBC into Confederation.4.Provide evidence to show how the CPR led economicgrowth in BC.
Chap 7 – The Emerg of Mod Canada• This chapter focuses on the dramatic changes thatoccurred in Canada between 1896 and 1914.1.Make judgements about the career of PM Laurier.2.Identify the factors influencing nationalist andimperialist sentiments in Canada.3.Analyze the changing perceptions of Canadian identity.4.Account for the growth of population in WesternCanada and its effects.5.Evaluate the impact of social change on minoritygroups.6.Describe the impact of technological change.
Chapter 8 – The Econ of Canada• This chapter focuses on key econ concepts, econ regions ofCanada, and the econ relationship between Canada andthe world.1. Analyze economic factors that led to the dev of Canada andits regions.2. Describe Canada’s econ sectors and econ regions, alongwith their activities and environmental challenges.3. Evaluate the sustainability of various econ sectors and econactivities in Canada.4. Explain how geography influences econ development inregions of Canada.
Chapter 9 – The Economy of BC• This chapter examines the econ and environment of BC.1. Identify and describe the econ regions of BC.2. Identify and describe the main industries in BC.3. Analyze the changing nature of BC’s economy.4. Evaluate attitudes and practices in resource managementin BC.
Possible long-answer questions• In what ways did the attitudes, values, and science of theVictorian Era affect life in British North America in theNinetieth Century (1800’s)?• Describe the experiences of immigrants coming to BNA inthe early Ninetieth Century.• Compare the lives of people in Upper and Lower Canadaduring the 1830’s. Include the social, political, andeconomic examples.• Explain the advantages and disadvantages felt by thecolonies towards Confederation.• What were the factors which lead the colonies to join intoConfederation?
• Explain what John A. Macdonald’s “National Dream” was,and descrbe its impact on Canada.• Describe the challenges and conflicts felt by first nationspeople during the settlement of the Canadian West.• Analyze whether Louis Riel was a traitor or a hero in thehistory of Manitoba.• Describe the factors that lead to the BC Gold Rush andoutline how the Gold Rush may have contributed to BC’sneed to join Confederation.• Describe the factors in which Canada moved towards amodern society at the turn of the Twentieth Century(1900’s)• Describe BC’s primary economic industries/resources andexplain the challenges associated with sustaining them forfuture generations.