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Educational Resources

Building a Nation

Instructions | Sources Sheet | Assessment Criteria

Student Handouts : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Sources Sheet

Main Sources:

Library and Archives Canada's Confederation for Kids website
(for ages 9 to 13)

www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids

Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Confederation website
(for ages 12 and up)

www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/

Other useful sites on Confederation:

Library and Archives Canada's Constitutional Evolution website
http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/lac-bac/constitution-ef/0511/0511_e.html

Early Canadiana Online: Canada in the Making
www.canadiana.org/citm/

The Canadian Encyclopedia Online (Historica)
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=HomePage&Params=A1

  • Read the histories of each of the provinces
  • Read also the section on Confederation

Discovery School Homework Help: Confederation of Canada
http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/worldbook/atozhistory/c/129160.html

Primary Sources:

The British North America Act of 1867:
laws.justice.gc.ca/en/const/index.html

Search Early Canadiana Online using the subject terms:

  • Confederation
  • British North America Act
  • Constitution
  • Politics and Government

www.canadiana.org

Instructions | Sources Sheet | Assessment Criteria

Student Handouts : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9