Social Studies - Gr.7.2 - Post-confederation

Gen. Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how the political, demographic, economic and social changes that have occurred since Confederation have presented challenges and opportunities for individuals and communities. (from Alberta Education)
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FICTION:The diary of twelve-year-old Mary Kobayashi, a Japanese Canadian girl living in British Columbia, describing her experiences during World War II, including her family's relocation to an internment camp.

FICTION:The diary of twelve-year-old Mary Kobayashi, a Japanese Canadian girl living in British Columbia, describing her experiences during World War II, including her family's relocation to an internment camp.

Between 1928 and 1971, Pier 21 was the gateway of Canada. It welcomed over a million people. It saw many Canadians leave, including 368,000 soldiers who sailed overseas during the Second World War. This is the story of Pier 21 and the many people who passed through it, the war brides and their children, the returning warriors, and the refugees from war-torn Europe and beyond. It examines the importance of Canada’s “Ellis Island” and its role today as a historical center.

Between 1928 and 1971, Pier 21 was the gateway of Canada. It welcomed over a million people. It saw many Canadians leave, including 368,000 soldiers who sailed overseas during the Second World War. This is the story of Pier 21 and the many people who passed through it, the war brides and their children, the returning warriors, and the refugees from war-torn Europe and beyond. It examines the importance of Canada’s “Ellis Island” and its role today as a historical center.

DVD:Short narratives about individual Black Canadians from the earliest times.

DVD:Short narratives about individual Black Canadians from the earliest times.

FICTION:Naomi remebers the pains of her childhood after her aunt and uncle pass away. Another aunt, Emily Kato, convinces Naiomi to move to Toronto and become involve in the Japaneses Canadian fight for redress.

FICTION:Naomi remebers the pains of her childhood after her aunt and uncle pass away. Another aunt, Emily Kato, convinces Naiomi to move to Toronto and become involve in the Japaneses Canadian fight for redress.

When Canada declared war on Japan after the attack on Pearl harbor in 1941, the over 20,000 Japanese Canadians living in British Columbia, were declared enemy aliens, removed from their homes and placed in work or internment camps.

Righting Canada'S Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment In The Second World War - Immigrants Canada Store

The birth of the West -- Claiming the West -- Scandals and changes -- Triumphs and turmoil -- Rushing the West.

The birth of the West -- Claiming the West -- Scandals and changes -- Triumphs and turmoil -- Rushing the West.

FICTION. Josephine Bouvier keeps a diary of the difficult life during the Riel Rebellion in Saskatchewan in 1885.

FICTION. Josephine Bouvier keeps a diary of the difficult life during the Riel Rebellion in Saskatchewan in 1885.

FICTION. Eleven-year-old Ivy records in her diary her family's experiences as they emigrate from London, England to a farm in south-eastern Saskatchewan in 1926.

FICTION. Eleven-year-old Ivy records in her diary her family's experiences as they emigrate from London, England to a farm in south-eastern Saskatchewan in 1926.

Through historical photographs, documents, and first-person narratives from Chinese Canadians who experienced the Head Tax or who were children of Head Tax payers, this book offers a full account of the injustice of this period in Canadian history. It documents how this official racism was confronted and finally acknowledged.

Righting Canada'S Wrongs: The Chinese Head Tax And Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies In The Twentieth Century - Immigrants Canada Store

Website: First Nations & Métis Veterans Kit: from the Edmonton Public School Board

Website: First Nations & Métis Veterans Kit: from the Edmonton Public School Board

FICTION:-Thirteen years after the publication of Tales from Gold Mountain, Yee returns with these 10 ghost stories, all infused with the experiences of Chinese immigrants who came in search of wealth in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.

FICTION:-Thirteen years after the publication of Tales from Gold Mountain, Yee returns with these 10 ghost stories, all infused with the experiences of Chinese immigrants who came in search of wealth in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries.

Explores the characters and events that have shaped Canada. Through Confederation, two world wars, Depression, and post-war prosperity, Canada has risen to become the free country we know today.

Explores the characters and events that have shaped Canada. Through Confederation, two world wars, Depression, and post-war prosperity, Canada has risen to become the free country we know today.

Historical and modern-day examples show how natural habitats and wilderness areas are being destroyed to expand farmland and towns and cities, and how increasing urbanization of populations is adding to the problem of carbon emissions that cause climate change.

Historical and modern-day examples show how natural habitats and wilderness areas are being destroyed to expand farmland and towns and cities, and how increasing urbanization of populations is adding to the problem of carbon emissions that cause climate change.

FICTION. Based on the life and writings od Susanna Moodie, this book tells of Susanna's early life in England, her determination to become a writer and her life as a pioneer in the "Backwoods" of Canada with her husband and growing family

FICTION. Based on the life and writings od Susanna Moodie, this book tells of Susanna's early life in England, her determination to become a writer and her life as a pioneer in the "Backwoods" of Canada with her husband and growing family

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