Narrating a Nation: Canadian History Pre-Confederation: Canadian History Pre-Confederation

Paperback | November 1, 2010

byRAYMOND BLAKE, Jeff Keshen, Norman Knowles

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Narrating a Nation: Canadian History Pre-Confederation is a lively, narrative approach to pre-confederation history. Events are followed chronologically, focusing on a story developing over time. The chronological approach allows students to makes sense of our history, and grounds their knowledge of the past in a clear political context. The focus on key events allows readers to appreciate the social, economic, and ideological complexities and develop a sense of linkage and causality that is at the bedrock of historical understanding.

Discussion questions at the end of each chapter reinforce the reader's understanding of the material and provide an opportunity for reflection.

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Narrating a Nation: Canadian History Pre-Confederation is a lively, narrative approach to pre-confederation history. Events are followed chronologically, focusing on a story developing over time. The chronological approach allows students to makes sense of our history, and grounds their knowledge of the past in a clear political contex...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 0.9 inPublished:November 1, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070956413

ISBN - 13:9780070956414

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: First Nations and First Contacts

Chapter 2: Furs and Faith: New France 1632-1663

Chapter 3: France in America 1663-1750

Chapter 4: The Inevitable Conquest? 1749-1763

Chapter 5: Evolution and Revolution 1763-1791

Chapter 6: A Contest of Identities: British North America 1770-1815

Chapter 7: Development and Diversity1815 -1836

Chapter 8: Rebellion in the Canadas 1826 -1838

Chapter 9: The Fate of British North America 1838-1846

Chapter 10: Hinge of the Imperial Relationship 1846-49

Chapter 11: Colonial Societies in Transition 1849-1864

Chapter 12:Three Weddings and a Divorce: Confederation 1858-1867

Index