Social Studies - Gr.7.1 - Towards Confederation

Gen.Outcome:Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the distinct roles of, and the relationships among, the Aboriginal, French and British peoples in forging the foundations of Canadian Confederation. (from Alberta Education)
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FICTION:A graphic novel series for the young and the young at heart. The stories are set in colonized North America during the 1750s and feature the comical adventures of two brothers, Rabbit and Bear Paws, with traditional native teachings sprinkled throughout. In Volume 2: The Voyageurs, Rabbit and Bear Paws join the voyageurs to take furs from Lake of the Woods to Montreal, and along the way they experience all the trials and tribulations of the voyageur life.

The Voyageurs (Adventures of Rabbit Ans Bear Paws) (Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws): Chad Solomon, Christopher Meyer: Ama.

Many of Canada's cities trace their roots to the fur trade. From Champlain's settlement of Quebec to the founding of Fort Edmonton and Fort Victoria by the Hudson's Bay Company, Payne tells the stories of these locations and the role they played in Canada's fur trading system. Among them: Montreal, Thunder Bay, and Winnipeg. This book also details the fur trade's true origin as a network of trading patterns among Aboriginal peoples. The arrival of European traders forced many to choose…

Book: The Fur Trade in Canada: An illustrated history - Immigrants Canada Store

FICTION. In 1813, cleared out from their beloved Scottish Highlands, 15-year-old Angus, his mother, father, small brother Rabbie, and 100 others sail for Canada to with assistance from Lord Selkirk. Together they share the hardships and terror of the sea voyage only to be dumped onto the shore of a forbidding land. They become caught up in a struggle between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, powerful fur-trading rivals.

FICTION. In 1813, cleared out from their beloved Scottish Highlands, 15-year-old Angus, his mother, father, small brother Rabbie, and 100 others sail for Canada to with assistance from Lord Selkirk. Together they share the hardships and terror of the sea voyage only to be dumped onto the shore of a forbidding land. They become caught up in a struggle between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, powerful fur-trading rivals.

1812: One War, Four Perspectives Experience the War of 1812 on-line from the perspective of each of its major participants—Americans, the British, Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), and Native Americans. Using historic objects and images, this virtual exhibition allows you to draw your own conclusions and share your own perspective on a major historical event.

1812: One War, Four Perspectives Experience the War of 1812 on-line from the perspective of each of its major participants—Americans, the British, Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), and Native Americans. Using historic objects and images, this virtual exhibition allows you to draw your own conclusions and share your own perspective on a major historical event.

FICTION. As the French and Indian War rages in October of 1759, Saxso, a fourteen-year-old Abenaki boy, pursues the English rangers who have attacked his village and taken his mother and sisters hostage.

As the French and Indian War rages in October of Saxso, a fourteen-year-old Abenaki boy, pursues the English rangers who have attacked his village and taken his mother and sisters hostage.

Two great empires collided in North America in the 1750s when France and Great Britain (with the eager support of Britain's American colonies) contested control of the Ohio Valley and Nova Scotia. We live with the outcome of this conflict today. It set the stage for a bilingual Canada with an English majority, for the emergence of the independent United States, and for the long decline in influence and power of aboriginal nations.

Two great empires collided in North America in the 1750s when France and Great Britain (with the eager support of Britain's American colonies) contested control of the Ohio Valley and Nova Scotia. We live with the outcome of this conflict today. It set the stage for a bilingual Canada with an English majority, for the emergence of the independent United States, and for the long decline in influence and power of aboriginal nations.

Conflicts between England and France -- The Newfoundland colonies -- The Hudson's Bay Company -- The fight for Acadia -- A divided land -- The end of New France.

Conflicts between England and France -- The Newfoundland colonies -- The Hudson's Bay Company -- The fight for Acadia -- A divided land -- The end of New France.

France in the new world -- First colonies of New France -- The province of Canada -- Acadia -- The royal province -- Wars and conflicts in New France.

France in the new world -- First colonies of New France -- The province of Canada -- Acadia -- The royal province -- Wars and conflicts in New France.

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