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Educational Resources

Building a Nation: What Have We Learned?

Instructions | Sources Sheet | Assessment Criteria

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

Student Handout 9

Consider the following questions:

  1. What has this project taught you about the way democratic countries like Canada work out agreements?







  2. In your reading, what did you notice about all the people who were involved in the process of making the Canadian constitution?







  3. What groups did not participate in the real constitutional negotiations in the 1860s?







  4. Was this fair? Why or why not?







  5. How do you think negotiations would be the same or different today? The same:







Different:








Instructions | Sources Sheet | Assessment Criteria

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