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  • Historical Periods of Canadian History

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    Logically organizing a topic as diverse and wide-ranging as Canadian history into specific periods is complex and challenging. Canadian history spans hundreds of years, covers numerous events from varying points of views, and contains dimensions of culture, theme, and politics. To grasp the logical and appropriate organization of history into periods, it is helpful to refer to appropriate text sources. Two Canadian History texts, intended for use by undergraduates, by Bumstead and Silver will

  • Historical Periods of Canadian History

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    Organizing a topic as diverse as Canadian history into periods is challenging. Canadian history spans hundreds of years, covers events from varying points of views, and contains dimensions of culture, theme, and politics. To understand how to organize history logically into periods, it is helpful to refer to Canadian history sources. Two history texts by Bumstead and Silver will be considered. The manner in which they organize Canadian history into logical and comprehensive periods will be taken

  • Acts of Conscription Throughout Canadian History

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    In the course of Canadian history, there have been many points where conscription seemed like a necessary evil. Throughout those events conscription has proven to have a negative influence on a country. Canada has repeatedly failed to execute conscription in a manner that would benefit the nation. In both WWI and WWII, conscription has caused political uproar, ethnical seperatism, as well as military weakness due to unwilling conscripts. Canada over the years have made itself known with it’s aspect

  • The Significance of Library and Archives Canada in Preserving Canadian History

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    and Archives Canada is the preservation of Canadian history. Introduction Without the protection of Library and Archives Canada, Vital documentation of Canadian History Act could be lost. The significance of the Library and Archives of Canada is that it holds every important document this country was built on and more including Constitutional laws and all the past and current amendments made. Library and Archives Canada also contains the Census of Canadian citizens all the way back to 1871 in their

  • Canadian History

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    In Canadian history it is quite evident we are influenced heavily by the much stronger nations around us. Therefore our own content in Canada is sometimes overshadowed by other cultures, specifically with regards to the United States who have a big influence on our cultural industries. Pierre Trudeau expressed the feeling Canadians have with this co-existence, "Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant. No matter how friendly or temperate the beast, one is affected by every

  • The History Of Canadian Hockey

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    ability testing sport. “For many Canadians hockey is more than a sport – it's a way of life. Hockey parents spend every spare moment shuffling their children to and from the rink for every practice and game. Hockey players spend their entire lives improving stick handling skills, trying to skate with a little more speed, and studying the game with the hope that they can one day glide across the ice in front of throngs of screaming fans” . Hockey is seen as a Canadian symbol and national sport, and

  • Understanding Canadian History

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    Understanding Canadian History Art history contributes to our understanding of Canada's history. Urban history, art history, and material history documented events as they unfurled. Demographic concentration, architecture, economics, and cultural aspects are well documented in the above disciplines of history. Art itself is about people and their expressions of hope and meaning. Their impressions and thoughts are transported to their respective canvases. For the most part, these forms

  • Brief Canadian History

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    is now part of the Canadian prairies and Manitoba. The Canadian government was interested in Rupert’s land because Canada wanted to expand from sea to sea (A Mari Usque Ad Mare) therefore accomplishing sir MacDonald vision for a bigger better Canada. One of the main reasons why Canada was eager to buy Rupert’s land was because good farmable land was scarce in Ontario. In addition many settlers were thinking of moving toward the west (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba) the Canadian government was ecstatic

  • Events in Canadian History

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    ... middle of paper ... ...ense that it helped the country see women as “persons” and be able to participate and be a part of Canadian politics. The Baby Boom changed Canada because it helped shape this nations economy when it facing rough times, and is most definitely going to affect it a lot later one. Lastly, the Montreal Massacre affected Canada and Canadians because this was one of the first times that violence against women and sexism was brought up to this extent. This helped educational

  • Canada's Multiculturalism In Canadian History

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    Throughout Canadian history, Canada's identity has grown its reputation for being known as the multicultural country it is today. Due to its diverse cultural, Canada has shaped itself over a span of three different time periods which allowed it to have such a vast reputation for its diverse nation. Looking back through the colonial period which was between 1608-1866 in which the first steps of Canada's multiculturalism was introduced, to the early development period which was between 1867-1918 that