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Historical Perspectives of National Identity

Determine the degree to which various Canadian historical figures supported or resisted development of a Canadian national identity in order to create a memorial on a historical figure's effect on Canadian national identity.

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Title: The Canadian Encyclopedia
Host: Historica Canada
Description: This website contains the complete text of The Canadian Encyclopedia.
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Title: Famous Canadian Women
Host: Dawn E. Monroe
Description: The Web site contain information and a  timeline about famous Canadian women and their historical significance.
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Title:  Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural
Host: Canadian Heritage
Description: The Web site contains information about the Government of Canada’s support for  the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  (UNESCO) International Convention on the Protections and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. The Convention recognizes that media and other cultural goods and services have more than just commercial value. The Convention confirms that countries have a right to foster diverse cultural expressions.
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