1760-1791
The Conquest and the Change of Empire

Time Period: 1760-1791

Social Phenomenon: The Conquest and the Change of Empire

Students will grasp the perspective and contribution of various actors and describe what happened during the 1760 to 1791 period. (C1). And while considering multiple perspectives, students will interpret "The Conquest and the Change of Empire" by explaining how the change of empire affected colonial society, considering various aspects, and analyzing changes and continuities and causes and consequences (C2).

Military Regime - 1760 a turning point?

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Were the British the “Friendly Conquerors”? To what extent do we owe allegiance to our government? " You will learn to describe the terms of the capitulation (surrender) of Montreal, to describe the measures imposed by the Military regime, and to explain the consequences of capitulation on the Canadiens. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Indigenous peoples and Conquest (Pontiac, Indian Department)

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Were the British the “Friendly Conquerors”? To what extent do we owe allegiance to our government?" You will learn to describe the role of the Indian Department during the Seven Years' War, and during the period following the end of the War, and to determine the causes and consequences of Pontiac’s Revolt. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

The Royal Proclamation and the King’s Instructions
(Indigenous peoples & the Conquest continued)

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Were the British the “Friendly Conquerors”? To what extent do we owe allegiance to our government?" You will learn to outline the main points of the Treaty of Paris (1763), explain the consequences of the Royal Proclamation on the government and territory, situate the territorial boundaries determined by the Royal Proclamation, and evaluate the king’s instructions to Governor Murray. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

The Colonial Economy (Continuities/Changes, Position of British Merchants)

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Were the British the “Friendly Conquerors”? To what extent do we owe allegiance to our government?" You will learn to determine elements of continuity and change in the colonial economy, and characterize the political position of the British merchants. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

The Quebec Act (Territory, Main points, Groups reactions)

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Were the British the “Friendly Conquerors”? To what extent do we owe allegiance to our government?" You will learn to describe the territory of the Province of Quebec under the Quebec Act, to explain the main points of the Quebec Act, and to evaluate the reactions of various groups in society to the Quebec Act. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

The American Revolution (Part 1): Causes and Letter to the Canadiens.

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Why do we fight?" You will learn to evaluate the causes of the American revolution, and to describe the letters from the Continental Congress to the Canadiens. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

The American Revolution (Part 2): Declaration, Invasion of Quebec, 1783 Treaty of Paris

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Why do we fight? & Were the British friendly conquerors?" And more targeted questions like "Why did the American Invasion of Quebec fail? & How can the effects of the American Revolution be felt today in Quebec?" You will learn to explain the Declaration of Independence, to examine the American invasion of Quebec (1775), and to identify the territory of the Province of Quebec and the US after the Treaty of Paris (1783). Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Loyalists arrive: Explaining changes & continuities

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Does immigration change a society?" Or, "Can regional culture be different?" And more targeted questions like "Why did the American Invasion of Quebec fail? & How can the effects of the American Revolution be felt today in Quebec?" You will learn to describe the places of settlement and living conditions of the Loyalists, to explain the changes brought about due to the arrival of the Loyalists, and to explain the elements that continued in society after the arrival of the loyalists. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Secondary 3

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