Time Period: 1791-1840

Social Phenomenon: The Demands and Struggles of Nationhood

Students will grasp the perspective and contribution of various actors, and describe what happened during the 1791 to 1980 period. (C1). And while considering multiple perspectives, students will interpret "The Demands and Struggles of Nationhood" by considering various aspects and by analyzing changes and continuities and causes and consequences (C2).

Government Changes and Territory

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "Was 1791 a turning point in Canadian history? How did the introduction of the Parliamentary System change society?" You will learn to describe the roles of the Legislative assembly, Governor, Executive and Legislative councils, to explain the right to vote and eligibility, to identify the territory of Lower and Upper Canada, and to describe the composition of the population in Lower Canada and Upper Canada. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Economic Changes and the Fur Trade

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "What factors affect production?" You will learn to Situate the fur territory on a map., and to explain the causes of the merger of the fur trade companies. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Tariffs, blockades and the timber trade

Original student texts, materials and student activities considering guiding questions like "How does geography affect settlement? " You will learn to Explain the preferential tariff, to explain the continental blockade, and to explain the consequences of the timber trade on the economy and territory of British North America. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Rebellions of 1837-38

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 main events of the Rebellions in Lower Canada, to describe the main events of the Rebellions in Upper Canada, and to compare and contrast the Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada. Student site section not yet available. Curated document collection in progress here ➦

Secondary 3

Student texts, resources and activities for Secondary 3 are in the works. Use the menu up top to look for new pages as they go live! We will be using our document collections and other resources to build site pages for Secondary 3 throughout the year.