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Course name: Canada: History, Identity and Culture Course code: (CHI4U)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
CHI4U Canada: History, Identity and Culture Grade 12 online course
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 precontact 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.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English, or social sciences and humanities
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 precontact 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.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Canadian History, Identity, and Culture

1.2   Contact

1.3   Settling In

1.4   Culture and Society in New France

1.5   Canada’s foundation

5 Lessons

2.1   People, society, and technology 1774–1867

2.2   Money, power, and politics 1774–1867

2.3   Life in the new world 1774-1867

2.4   Perspectives count 1774–1867

2.5   Coming together 1774–1867

5 Lessons

3.1   Trends in social development

3.2   Technology, economics, and politics

3.3   Conflict and change

3.4   Strength in diversity

3.5   Are some more equal?

5 Lessons

4.1   New directions after World War II

4.2   Politics and reform after World War II

4.3   Indigenous peoples since World War II

4.4   Canada and the world since World War II

4.5   Francophone Canada since 1945