The Challenge of Canadian Identity

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Date
2017-03-13
Authors
Sylvester, Morgan
Fulton, Micaela
Keyword
Continuity and Change , Quiet Revolution , Cause and Consequence , October Crisis , Historical Significance , Residential Schools , Historical Perspectives , Immigrant , Identities
Abstract
This resource pack is an exploration of Canadian identity from 1945 and 1982, through the lens of the big six historical thinking concepts. These lessons begin by exploring the development of French-Canadian identity through the Quiet Revolution, and the October Crisis. These subjects are explored through the lens of continuity and change, as well as cause and consequence. These resources continue by looking at the development of indigenous identities within the context of residential schools, and discussing their historical significance. Finally, these lessons explore diverse historical perspectives to reconstruct the narrative of Canadians who have immigrated here.
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