Canada: The Story of a Developing Nation: The Story of a Developing Nation by Elspeth DeirCanada: The Story of a Developing Nation: The Story of a Developing Nation by Elspeth Deir

Canada: The Story of a Developing Nation: The Story of a Developing Nation

byElspeth Deir, John Fielding, George Adams

Hardcover | April 4, 2000

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The stories and people of Canada's past - from early explorers and settlements, their impact on aboriginal peoples, conflict and change affecting French and English colonies in Canada, up to Confederation and the start of the twentieth century - all come to life in this two book series written to address Ontario's history curriculum for grades 7 and 8
Features:- Highly interesting features encourage students to reflect on historical events and remember fascinating details
- Reflections, Stepping into the Picture, Snippets, and Snapshots allow students to really understand and respond to the events of Canada's past
- Both Canada: The Story of Our Heritage and Canada: The Story of a Developing Nation are colourful, and highly visual
- Original artwork is used extensively throughout the text and always has a caption or questions to extend its use in the lesson
- Maps, graphs, diagrams, and charts appear alongside the related text to help students visualize and comprehend the content
- Extensive support for assessment built into the student text and the Teacher's Resource Binder

0075607395 Teacher's Resource Binder
0075607409 Computerized Assessment Bank (WIN/MAC)
0070864799 Catholic Values Teacher's Resource
0070863520 Video

Title:Canada: The Story of a Developing Nation: The Story of a Developing NationFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:11.1 × 8.6 × 1 inShipping dimensions:11.1 × 8.6 × 1 inPublished:April 4, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0075607387

ISBN - 13:9780075607380


Table of Contents

A Tour of the Text

A Tour of British North America, 1860

The Royal Tour

Rupert's Land

Unit 1 Toward Confederation

Chapter 1 Growth and Change

The Great Migration

Boom, Bust, and Boom Again

The Industrial Revolution Begins

Chapter 2 Political Deadlock

The Changing Political Scene

Deadlock Sets In

The End Draws Near

Chapter 3 The Path to Confederation

The Talks Begin

The United States: A Nation Divided

The Québec Conference

The Confederation Debates

Chapter 4 Building Confederation

Decisions in the Atlantic Provinces

Westward Expansion

The Island Reconsiders

Territories into Provinces

Newfoundland and Labrador Join At Last

Unit 2 The West

Chapter 5 Settlement at Red River

The Fur Trade

Red River Settlement, 1811-1820

Living at Red River, 1820-1849

The End of Isolation

Chapter 6 King-George Men Move In

Europeans on the West Coast

The North West Mounted Police

Treaties with the Aboriginal Peoples

Building the Great Railway

Chapter 7 Settlers, Rebellion, and Gold Again

Looking for Settlers

Settlers from Many Cultures

Hard Times for Prairie People

Klondike Gold, 1896

Chapter 8 A Home in the West, 1896-1914

The Work of Our Own Hands

Working Off the Farm

Communities in the West

Unit 3 A Changing Society

Chapter 9 An Era of Change

Toward Canada's Century

We Have the Technology

Chapter 10 The Working People, 1867-1920The Workplace

Workers Organize

Winnipeg General Strike

Chapter 11 The Struggle for Rights

The Good Old Days?

Women's Struggles

The Changing Role of Children

Aboriginal Struggles

Choosing Immigrants

Chapter 12 Canada at War, 1914-1918

The Road to War

The Battlefield

Crisis at Home

The Story Today

Aboriginal Peoples

Diversity Encouraged Here

Canadian Technology

How Canadian Is Canada?

One Nation — Or Many?