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Promises of Confederation

How well has the promise of Confederation been met for an assigned province?

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 7.2.1 - Students will recognize the positive and negative aspects of immigration and migration (GC, LPP, C, I)
Specific Outcome 7.2.2 - Students will recognize the positive and negative consequences of political decisions (PADM)
Specific Outcome 7.2.3 - Students will appreciate the challenges that individuals and communities face when confronted with rapid change (I, CC, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How was the creation of Manitoba an attempt to achieve compromise between the Métis, First Nations, French and British peoples? (TCC, PADM, I, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the National Policy determine the economic and demographic aspects of Canadian expansion? (TCC, ER, PADM, LPP)
Specific Outcome - In what ways did the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway affect the growth of Canada? (TCC, PADM, ER, LPP)
Specific Outcome - What factors led to British Columbia's joining Confederation? (TCC, LPP, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What factors led to Prince Edward Island's joining Confederation? (TCC, LPP, PADM)
Specific Outcome - How were the needs of varied populations considered through the creation of Alberta and of Saskatchewan? (LPP, TCC, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What were the reasons for, and the consequences of, Newfoundland's joining Confederation? (PADM, TCC, I)
Specific Outcome - How did joining Confederation impact the citizens of Newfoundland? (C, I, PADM)
Specific Outcome 7.S.1.2 - Students will evaluate, critically, ideas, information and positions from multiple perspectives
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.1 - Students will analyze historical issues to form or support an opinion
Specific Outcome 7.S.5.1 - Students will assume various roles within groups, including roles of leadership where appropriate
Specific Outcome 7.S.5.2 - Identify and use a variety of strategies to resolve conflicts peacefully and equitably
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.7.6 - Students will integrate and synthesize concepts to provide an informed point of view on a research question or an issue
Specific Outcome 7.S.8.4 - Students will listen to others in order to understand their perspectives
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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