1896-1945

Nationalisms and the Autonomy of Canada

1896 - 1945

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Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Compromises

Curated historical documents that can be used to help students consider essential questions like "Was the 20th Century to be the Century of Canada?" and "How far should Canada go in supporting the British Empire or asserting its autonomy?" Learning intentions to cover change in government that occurred in 1896, and Laurier’s compromises, especially as concerns the Boer War, Manitoba Schools Issue, and the Naval Bill. Go to page ➦

Second Phase of Industrialization

Curated historical documents that can be used to help students consider essential questions like "Was there more change in the 2nd phase of industrialization or more continuity?" Learning intentions to cover changes and continuities in the second phase of industrialization, changes in the union movement, and effects of policies on various social groups. Go to page ➦

Clash of Nationalisms

Curated historical documents that can be used to help students consider essential questions like "How does nationalism shape identity?" Learning intentions to cover the main aspects of Imperialism, the main aspects of Canadian Nationalism, the main aspects of French-Canadian Nationalism, and how the Boer War, Naval issue and the Alaska boundary dispute affected ideas of nationalism. Go to page ➦

The M.A.I.N. causes of the First World War

Curated historical documents that can be used to help students consider essential questions like "How does government use its power?" Learning intentions ask students to indicate the "MAIN" causes of the First World War". Go to page ➦

The First World War - Conscription & The War Effort

Curated historical documents that can be used to help students consider essential questions like "How does government use its power?" Learning intentions ask students to describe the measures implemented by the government of Canada during wartime, explain the Canadian war effort, and explain the different points of view on the conscription crisis of 1917. Go to page ➦

The First World War - Conscription & The War Effort

Curated historical documents that can be used to help students consider essential questions like "What changes in society brought a change in women’s right to vote?" Learning intentions ask students to indicate individuals and groups involved in the First Wave of Feminism, their demands, the relationship between Feminists and the State, and to explain the consequences of the First Wave of Feminism in Canada and Quebec. Go to page ➦

Review documents:

Students note that a separate review document for this time period is available:
What are the events that marked the period from 1896 to 1945?

(Teachers can access that document and suggested answers via LEARN & the History Community.)

Important Events 1896-1945 (RECITUS)