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Creating Canada 1850-1890

The content covers key topics required for eighth grade history and supports the updated 2013 Ontario Curriculum: History Grade 8.

Topics are presented in a clear, concise manner, which makes the information accessible to struggling learners. There are two levels of questions for each topic. Illustrations, maps, and diagrams visually enhance each topic and provide support for visual learners. The reading passages focus on the significant people and historic events that were important to Canadian history between 1850 and 1890, giving students a good overall understanding of this time period. 48 Master the Facts game cards review content learned. 106 pgs.

Topics Covered Include:

  • British North America
  • Confederation
  • External Factors/Internal Factors
  • The Road to Confederation
  • The Creation of Canada
  • Fathers of Confederation: George Brown; George-Etienne Cartier; Alexander T. Galt; Hector-Louis Langevin; Thomas D'Arcy McGee; Charles Tupper; John A. Macdonald
  • Red River Red River Rebellion: Leader: Louis Riel
  • Manitoba Joins the Confederation
  • Northwest Territories Joins the Confederation
  • British Columbia Joins the Confederation
  • Amor De Cosmos
  • Prince Edward Island Joins the Confederation: William Henry Pope; Edward Whelan
  • Canadian Pacific Railway
  • Northwest Rebellion
  • Gabriel Dumont
  • General Frederick Middleton 
  • The North West Mounted Police
  • Canadian Gold Rushes

AuthorEleanor M. Summers & Ruth Solski
Product CodeHR559
Length106 Pages
PublisherOn the Mark Press
FormatSoftcover, Black & White or eBook
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