Canadian History 1945-1982: A Collection of Lessons Covering Important Topics of Post-WW2 Canada

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Date
2015-04-25
Authors
Contos, Shelby
Swinamer, Nils
Keyword
1969 White Paper , 1970 Royal Commission on the Status of Women , Charter of Rights and Freedoms , War Measures Act , October Crisis , Great Canadian Flag Debate , Diefenbunker , Cold War Canada
Abstract
This resource pack includes six lessons pertaining to Canadian history during the time period following the end of World War II and through to the creation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The precise times cover 1945 – 1982 inclusive. Lesson topics varied widely, touching upon: women’s rights, Aboriginal rights, Cold War history, The October Crisis, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the adoption of the current Canadian flag. Each lesson uses primary sources as its focus, and each revolves around one or more primary historical thinking concepts. These primary historical thinking concepts are as follows: historical significance, primary source evidence, continuity & change, cause & consequence, historical perspectives, and the ethical dimension
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