"Wait for Me, Daddy" - One of the most famous Canadian photographs of WWII.

1940 Province newspaper photographer Claude Dettloff took his famous “Wait For Me, Daddy” photo as soldiers marched down Eighth Street to board a waiting boat.

Rev. Josiah Henson (July 15, 1789 - May 15, 1883) and his wife Nancy.    After he escaped to Canada in October 1830, it is said Rev. Henson aided more than 600 slaves to freedom. He founded a settlement and school for other fugitive slaves called the Dawn Settlement in Ontario.

Josiah Henson (July 1789 - May and his wife Nancy. After he escaped to Canada in October it is said Rev. Henson aided more than 600 slaves to freedom. He founded a settlement and school for other fugitive slaves called the Dawn Settlement in Ontario.

Laura Secord (September 13, 1775 - October 17, 1868) was a Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams. Her name is now more often associated to the chocolate brand named after her.

Laura Secord (September 1775 - October was a Canadian heroine of the War of She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams.

Map of Canada 1867  Brief Canadian History 1867-1899

Map of Canada Confederation. British colonies in North America are united under the British North American Act to become the Dominion of Canada. The Act, drafted by John A. Macdonald and signed on May became effective on July

'Tower of Freedom', Windsor, Ontario (Canada).  The tower faces the Gateway to Freedom monument found across the Detroit River in Detroit Michigan and together are called the International Memorial to the Underground Railroad. A 22 foot tower with a bronze Flame of Freedom created by sculptor Ed Dwight. The monument honours the harrowing journey made by thousands in search of freedom and pays tribute to Ontario’s role in the Underground Railroad."

'Tower of Freedom', Windsor, Ontario (Canada). The tower faces the Gateway to Freedom monument found across the Detroit River in Detroit Michigan and together are called the International Memorial to the Underground Railroad. A 22 foot tower with a bronz

The  controversial and important story of Louis Riel is a piece of Canadian history that the world needs to learn of in order to glean the lessons learned from it.  http://crushthenewworldorder.blogspot.ca/2012/03/historical-reminder-story-of-louis-riel.html

Historical Reminder- The Story Of Louis Riel & The Metis/Indian Resistance.

Black Canadian History: 3 Informational Texts and 5 Activities $

Canadian Canada Black History Reading Passages and Activities

Black Canadian History: 3 Informational Texts and 5 Activities

John Cabot  In 1497 John Cabot and his men explored the shores of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and Labrador and gave fishing rights to the English. England claimed the whole east coast of North America because they claimed that Cabot was the first to reach the North American mainland.

xplorer and navigator John Cabot was born Giovanni Caboto in Italy around By he had moved to Bristol, England, with his family. He made a voyage in 1497 on the ship Matthew and claimed land in Canada—mistaking it for Asia—for King Henry VII of England.

The Kids Book of Black Canadian History - great reference, even for high school. I have a copy.

The Kids Book of Black Canadian History

The kids book of Black Canadian history. Qijun Wang] -- Learn the important role Black Canadian's have played, and will continue to play, in the development of Canada.

Sir John A McDonald, Canada's First Prime Minister: Could You Pass This Canadian History Quiz?

Sir John A. MACDONALD ~ He was the first Prime Minister of Canada. The dominant figure of Canadian Confederation, his political career spanned almost half a century. Macdonald served 19 years as Canadian Prime Minister.

Trooper in the Far North West (1987) by John George Donkin - Vintage Canadian History Book

Trooper in the Far North West by John George Donkin - Vintage Canadian History Book

Canadian History Through Living Books

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Learn about Canadian history through living books - fictional novels that bring history to life! Here is a chronological list of recommended stories.

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