A Recipe for Canada
How successful was the Canadian Confederation, as seen from Aboriginal, British and French perspectives?
Many of the specific outcomes related to:
General Outcome 7.1, Toward Confederation, may be addressed through critical challenges that invite students to consider the interaction of political, military and economic factors in British North America from the early 1700s to 1867. These challenges explore the difficulties associated with unifying the colonies as well as the factors that contributed to an increasingly unified political entity. As students reflect on the contributions of British, French and Aboriginal peoples to the foundations of Confederation, they consider whether or not the final result was a success for all groups involved.