Course Description

This course traces the history of Canada, with a focus on the evolution of our national identity and culture as well as the identity and culture of various groups that make up Canada. You will explore various developments and events, both national and international, from pre-contact to the present, and will examine various communities in Canada and how they have contributed to identity and heritage in Canada. You will investigate the development of culture and identity, including national identity, in Canada and how and why they have changed throughout the country's history. You will extend your ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, as you investigate the people, events, and forces that have shaped Canada.