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Uprisings in the West

Create a monologue that summarizes the events and results of the Red River Resistance of 1869 and the second Métis uprising of 1885, reflecting the perspective of one of the key figures.

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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 - What factors led to Louis Riel's emergence as the leader of the Métis? (TCC, PADM, I, CC)
Specific Outcome - What similarities and differences exist between the causes of the Red River Resistance in 1869 and the causes of the second Métis uprising in 1885? (TCC, PADM, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the Government of Canada's response to the Red River Resistance and the second Métis uprising solidify Canada's control of the West? (TCC, PADM)
Specific Outcome - To what extent were the Red River Resistance and the second Métis uprising means to counter assimilation? (PADM, I, C)
Specific Outcome - What were the Métis, First Nations, French and British perspectives on the events that led to the establishment of Manitoba? (TCC, PADM, I, CC)
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 7.S.1.2 - Students will evaluate, critically, ideas, information and positions 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.7.15 - Students will analyze and synthesize information to produce an original work
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.8.4 - Students will listen to others in order to understand their perspectives
Specific Outcome 7.S.9.3 - Students will examine techniques used to enhance the authority and authenticity of media messages
Specific Outcome 7.S.9.5 - Students will identify and distinguish points of view expressed in electronic sources on a particular topic
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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