1945-1980

Modernization of Quebec & the Quiet Revolution

1945-1980

Social Phenomenon: Modernization of Quebec & the Quiet Revolution

Students will describe what happened during the Post WW2 and later Modern eras (C1), and interpret "Modernization of Quebec & the Quiet Revolution" (C2).

Duplessis Era

Students will consider questions like, "How does nationalism shape identity? What was (and is!) the role of the state in Quebec society? and Modern times or Conservative times are these?" They will be able to describe the economic policies of the Duplessis government, describe the social policies of the Duplessis government, explain the consequences of the policies of the Duplessis government on rural society, and finally explain the opposition to the Duplessis government. Go to page ➦

The Cold War

Students will consider questions like, "Who started the Cold War?" They will be able to identify the causes of the Cold War, describe the aspects of the bi-polar world, name areas of Cold War conflict, and identify and explain the consequences of the Cold War on Canada. Go to page ➦

Indigenous Peoples: The Vote, Residential Schools, and Land Rights

Students will consider questions like, "What is a just society?" They will be able to identify when Indigenous peoples received the right to vote in Canada, describe residential schools and reserve life in Quebec, explain the effects of residential schools, and explain the changes in land and ancestral rights. Go to page ➦

Quiet Revolution #2: Feminism

Students will consider questions like, "How was the feminist movement connected to other social phenomena? Are women equal to men today?" They will be able to describe the status of women in the 1950s and 1960s, to explain the changes in women’s legal status, to explain the changes in sexual and reproductive rights, and to summarize the elements of continuity and change in 2nd Wave Feminism. Note: At time of posting, only our document collection and an overview video were available: Go to page ➦

1945 - 1980 available collections and tasks by RECITUS and CSMV

RECITUS: Impact of Second World War On society, economy and politics. Student booklet

RECITUS: Important events since 1980 Comic book activity. Student booklet

RECITUS: What is the situation of Indigenous people from 1945 to 1980? Student booklet

RECITUS: Role of the state in Quebec society during the Duplessis era? Student booklet

RECITUS: Interpreting an editorial cartoon - The Quiet Revolution Student booklet

RECITUS: Nationalist movements in Quebec 1960 to 1980 Student booklet

RECITUS: The intervention of the Quebec State (RECITUS) Student booklet

CSMV: Duplessis- modernism ou conservatism? C2 - Student booklet

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