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Early Colonization

What was the most significant contribution of church missionaries and of fur traders to the colonization in New France prior to 1663?

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 7.1.1 - Students will appreciate the influence of diverse Aboriginal, French and British peoples on events leading to Confederation
Specific Outcome 7.1.2 - Students will appreciate the challenges of co-existence among peoples
Specific Outcome - What were the social and economic factors of European imperialism? (CC, I, TCC)
Specific Outcome - Who were the key figures in the French exploration and settlement of North America? (CC, LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - What roles did the Royal Government and the Catholic Church play in the social structure of New France (i.e., governor, intendant, Jesuits, religious congregations)? (ER, GC, PADM, LPP)
Specific Outcome - Who were the key figures in the British exploration and settlement of North America? (CC, LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How did the First Nations, French, British and Métis peoples interact with each other as participants in the fur trade? (TCC, ER, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the fur trade contribute to the foundations of the economy in North America? (ER, LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How was economic development in New France impacted by the changing policies of the French Royal Government? (PADM, ER, GC, TCC)
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.1 - Students will analyze historical issues to form or support an opinion
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.3 - Students will explain the historical contexts of key events of a given time period
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.4 - Students will distinguish cause, effect, sequence and correlation in historical events, including the long- and short-term causal relations of events
Specific Outcome 7.S.3.1 - Students will construct and interpret maps to broaden understanding of issues, places and peoples of Canada (i.e., elevation, latitude and longitude, population density, waterways)
Specific Outcome 7.S.3.3 - Students will interpret historical maps to broaden understanding of historical events
Specific Outcome 7.S.4.1 - Students will predict outcomes of decision-making and problem-solving scenarios from multiple perspectives
Specific Outcome 7.S.5.3 - Students will consider the needs and perspectives of others
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.1 - Students will develop a position that is supported by information gathered through research
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.2 - Students will draw conclusions based upon research and evidence
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.4 - Students will organize and synthesize researched information
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.5 - Students will formulate new questions as research progresses
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.6 - Students will integrate and synthesize concepts to provide an informed point of view on a research question or an issue
Specific Outcome 7.S.8.1 - Students will communicate information in a clear, persuasive and engaging manner, through written and oral means
Specific Outcome 7.S.8.5 - Students will offer reasoned comments relating to a topic of discussion
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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