January 23, 2014:
REVIEW TERMS (don't forget the Industrial Revolution further down)
First Nations – Inuit, Iroquois, Plains, Plateau, Northwest Coast
First Europeans – Cabot, Cartier (Kanata, Iroquois, Donnacona, Charlesbourg-Royale), Champlain (Quebec, Port Royal, Habitation, Company of 100 Associates, coureurs de bois)
New France – Jean Talon, Frontenac, economics, mercantilism, alliances, filles du roi, Carignon-Salieres, seigneuries, habitant
Fur Trade – women’s roles, aboriginal roles, Hudson’s Bay Company, Radisson & Grosseilliers, Royal Charter, York Factory, Rupert’s Land, Northwest Company, Fort William, voyageurs/wintering partners
Building Canada as we know it:
King William & Queen Anne’s War – Lachine Massacre, Treaty of Ryswick, Treaty of Utrecht
Seven Years War - Washington, Fort Necessity, Jumonville, Fort Duquesne, Ohio Valley, Louisbourg, Plains of Abraham, Wolfe, Montcalm, Anse au Foulon, Treaty of Paris 1763 (Proclamation 1763, aboriginals)
War of 1812 – Quebec Act, Constitution 1791, impressment, Napoleonic Wars, James Madison and the War Hawks, Isaac Brock, Tecumseh, Laura Secord, York, Washington DC, Treaty of Ghent
January 22, 2014:
January 21, 2014:
January 20, 2014:
January 17, 2014:
Key Question: Assess the importance of women and Aboriginals in the fur trade relative to the Europeans.
Download Aboriginal and women in fur trade docs (ONLY- Aboriginal Peoples: The First People & Aboriginal Women in the Fur Trade)
January 16, 2014:
1) What is a seigneury? Explain how it works.
2) Why were seigneuries divided in strips?
3) What were the responsibilities of a seigneur?
4) What was the tenant obligated to the seigneur for?
5) List what the habitant had to do.
6) Why was the habitant’s life better than their equivalents back in Europe?
7) Describe the typical jobs for each habitant family member.
8) Explain the significance of the Church to the habitant’s lives.
9) How were towns physically organized?
10) Describe the living conditions of a town.
11) How was transportation affected by the aboriginals?
January 15, 2014:
Crossroads in class
For your quiz:
January 14, 2014:
We'll be using the Crossroads Textbook in class! (Pages 188-209)
Create a study guide for the class
- Each group will create mini study guide using the information from the the textbook for one of:
ii. Iroquois and Eastern Woodlands
v. Northwest Coast
- You will need to provide the following information:
ii. Description of the region’s art with images as examples
iii. Image and explanation of their type of shelter
iv. Description and image of their food gathering
v. Diagram and/or explanation of their way of life (culture, society, political structure, trade and economics)
- does it include all of the above?
- is it visual?
- is it easy to understand for your classmates?
- can everyone access it?
- have your group members double checked your work?
- did you send the link to Mr Chan?
January 13, 2014:
The Iroquois (philosophy and beliefs)
Industrial Revolution Review Terms:
Reasons why the Industrial Revolution began in England – agriculture, population growth, colonization, slave trade, banks, scientific revolution, coal, government policies
Agrarian Revolution – Seed Drill (Jethro Tull), Breeding (Robert Bakewell), 4 crop rotation (Townshend)
Economic ideologies – “invisible hand”, supply and demand, “laissez-faire”
Textile Industry – Flying Shuttle (Kay), Spinning Jenny (Hargreaves), Water Frame (Arkwright), Spinning Mule (Crompton)
Changes to production industries – Newcomen and Watt’s steam engines, coal/coke, iron, turnpike roads, canals, steam engines
Factories – cottage industries vs factory system, factory acts, conditions in factories and mines, child labour
Society in the Industrial Revolution – new upper class, working class living conditions, social reforms, women in the workforce
January 10, 2014:
Better your understanding:
Women and Poverty (see sections: Fundamental Shifts in Social Structure, Reforms Implemented due to Social Conditions)
Changes to Society (YouTube)
January 9, 2014:
January 8, 2014:
January 7, 2014:
Better your understanding:
Agricultural Revolution Video (YouTube)
Enclosures Video (YouTube)
Draw your farm (needs Flash!)
January 6, 2014:
December 15, 2013:
December 12, 2013:
December 9, 2013:
Contour Practice - see Dec 6
December 6, 2013:
Download Scale and Contour.pdf (worksheet)
Download Scale and Contour.docx (worksheet)
December 5, 2013
December 4, 2013:
December 3, 2013:
November 29, 2013:
PBS Napoleon (last 25 min)
victorianweb.org (for Congress of Vienna)
PBS Napoleon (first 20 minutes/ until after Russia)
November 27, 2013:
Napoleon Series ("Napoleon's Personality" to "Napoleon inherited an officer corps"
Define: Ulm, Trafalgar, Austerlitz , Jena, Continental System, Treaty of Tilsit
November 26, 2013:
Define: Civil Code, Public Works, Economy, Liberation of Haiti, Impact on other European Countries (pg 96-103 Crossroads Textbook)
November 20-23, 2013:
November 19, 2013:
Youtube (1hr 30min)
November 18, 2013:
November 15, 2013:
Definitions: National Assembly, Tennis Court Oath, Bastille
Post answers to the following on your blog:
- Describe the Estates General and explain how it contributed to causing the French Revolution?
- Explain how the American Revolution contributed to causing the French Revolution.
- Why was the National Assembly formed and what was its goal?
- Why is the Tennis Court Oath important?
- Explain why you think the Bastille was a target for an attack by the people? (hint: what might it symbolize?)
- Do you think violence is an acceptable method of changing a government? Explain what you think.
November 13, 2013:
Montesquieu - liberal constitutional monarch
Rousseau - republic, social contract
Voltaire - enlightened absolutism
Use the below for your assignment:
Look up "Governor General" here
Look up "How the Prime Minister is Chosen" here
November 7, 2013
Mme Roland (pg 8-10)
November 5, 2013
Louis XIV (14):
Take a tour of the Palace of Versailles!
November 4, 2013
October 31, 2013
American Revolution Test
October 29, 2013
October 28, 2013
Essay Writing Pt 1
October 23, 2013
October 21, 2013
Read sections titled:
- A More Perfect Union:The Creation of the U.S. Constitution
- The Articles of Confederation
- The First Draft
Guiding Questions for America After the Revolution:
- Who was the first president and how did he get the position? What could this mean about American identity?
- What was wrong with the constitution created in 1781 (aka Articles of Confederation)?
- What economic problems faced America after the Revolutionary War?
- What evidence is there that not everyone was happy with America’s Independence?
- What issues slowed the process of making a new constitution?
- How were the above issues solved?
October 18, 2013
October 17, 2013
Background to The Declaration of Independence.pdf
October 15, 2013
October 09, 2013
Create a list of definitions for:
- Proclamation of 1763
- Navigation Acts/ Writs of Assistance crackdown
- Sugar Act
- Currency Act
- Quartering Act
- Stamp Act
- Declaratory Act
- Townshend Act
- Tea Act
- Intolerable Acts
- First Continental Congress
October 08, 2013
EarlyAmerica.com (use "Early Ads" and "Early Scenes" under Browse Our Images)
October 07, 2013
October 02, 2013
September 30-October 01, 2013
Working on Project
September 27, 2013
Working on project
September 26, 2013
September 25, 2013
September 24, 2013
Tools: https://www.draw.io/ (might be slow sometimes)
September 23, 2013
September 19, 2013
"To Kill a King" Movie Review:
- Explain how the movie portrays Cromwell (Hero or villain? How do you know?). Try to find an image to post that highlights your point.
- Explain how the movie compares to the list you found.
- What's missing from the movie?
- How would the movie's effect be different if certain missing elements were incorporate?
- Conclusion: How historically accurate is the movie and explain if you would recommend this or not as a historical movie. Give it a ranking.(Where is it good about showing the history? Where is it misleading?)
September 18, 2013
+ use one more source
Terms to know: Lord Protector, Military Rule, Ireland, Blue Laws
September 17, 2013
Components of the English Civil War (from "On November 3, 1604" - "began the era of the Restoration")
Define and state the significance of the following:
- Oliver Cromwell
- New Model Army
- Marston Moor
- Charles surrender
- Rump Parliament
September 16, 2013
September 13, 2013
September 11, 2013
no downloads today
September 10, 2013
no downloads today
September 9, 2013
What rights do we have as Canadians? click here
Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms