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People and Stories of Canada to 1867

By Michele Visser-Wikkerink & E. Leigh Syms
Categories: Education, Arts & Humanities, History, Pre-confederation (to 1867), Elementary, Social Science, North America, Study & Teaching
Imprint: Portage & Main Press

Hardcover : 9781553790921, 256 pages, February 2007
Ebook (PDF) : 9781774920169, 256 pages, August 2021

Table of contents

Contents

Introduction

PART 1: FIRST PEOPLES

1. The Origins of First Peoples of North America

2. Connections to the Land

3. Canada’s First Peoples

PART 2: EARLY EUROPEAN COLONIZATION

4. The Europeans Come to North America

5. The French in Canada, 1604–1759

6. The British in North America

PART 3: THE FUR TRADE

7. The Early Days of the Fur Trade, 1604–1760

8. Into the Great Northwest

9. A New Nation: The Métis

PART 4: FROM BRITISH COLONY TO CONFEDERATION

10. A Question of Loyalties

11. A Colony’s Growing Pains

12. Rebellion and Reform

13. From Colony to Country

14. Citizenship Then and Now

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Description

Take a look at life in Canada from very early times until 1867. The history of Canada is presented in exciting stories about different people and intriguing events, including wars, betrayals, and acts of heroism. To help make history come alive, People and Stories of Canada to 1867 includes: hundreds of vibrant illustrations, pictures, and historical artwork detailed maps, charts, and diagrams accurate timelines to help organize historical information special information boxes to enhance content and much more! Recommended by Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth as a Manitoba Grade 5 Social Studies Learning Resource.