Social Studies

Websites to Support the Curriculum

Grade 5: Cluster 4: From British Colony to Confederation (1763 to 1867)

Learning Experience 5.4.1: Early Immigration and the Impact of the Loyalists
5.4.1 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Early Canadiana Online, The Making of Canada, The Québec Act: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/themes/ constitution/constitution7_e.html

Early Canadiana Online, The Making of Canada, Map 1774: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/imagepopups/ ena-1774_e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Map 1791 http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-5003-e.html

Early Canadiana Online, Canada in the Making, Map 1791: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/imagepopups/ bna-1791_e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Maps 1667 – 1999. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-5000-e.html

5.4.1 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Canadian Encyclopedia, The American Revolution: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0000175&mState=1

Early Canadiana Online, The Making of Canada, The American Revolution: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/themes/constitution/constitution7_e.html#revolution

United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada, Who Were the Loyalists? http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/98-187-XIE/upcan.htm

Statistics Canada, Upper Canada and Loyalists http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/98-187-XIE/upcan.htm

CBC History website: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=/EpHome.html&episode_id=5&lang=E (Episode 5 overview and chapter summaries for each segment)

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Arriving in Upper Canada: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canp1/ca15eng.shtml

United Empire Loyalists, A Short Loyalist History: http://www.uelac.org/PDF/loyalist.pdf PDF

United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada, United Empire Loyalists: http://www.uelac.org/

United Empire Loyalists of Canada, The Loyalists: (check these stats) http://cybrary.uwinnipeg.ca/loyalists/loyalists.html

CBC Canada, A People’s History, A Question of Loyalties: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=/EpHome.html&episode_id=5&lang=E

Canada’s Digital Collections, Black Loyalists: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/blackloyalists/

Nova Scotia History, Black Loyalists: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/blackloyalists/

Canada, A People’s History, A Question of Loyalties, Joseph Brant: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpContent.html &episode_id=5&series_id=1&lang=E&chapter_id=5

Molly Brant: http://www.carf.info/kingstonpast/mollybrant.php#endwar

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Arriving in Upper Canada: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canp1/ca15eng.shtml

The History of Canada, The United Empire Loyalists: http://www.linksnorth.com/canada-history/theunitedempire.html

Virtual Museums of Canada, Black Loyalists: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/blackloyalists/hardship.htm

5.4.1 APPLYING STRATEGIES

National Library of Canada, Confederation, Upper Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2100-e.html

Historica, Browse the Heritage Minutes: http://www.histori.ca/default.do?page=.index

Learning Experience 5.4.2: Sharing the Land
5.4.2 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Early Canadiana online, Arrival of the Selkirk settlers, 1812: http://www.canadiana.org/hbc/_popups/PAMp388_e.htm

Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture http://www.metismuseum.ca/main.php

Métis Bison Hunters http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canp1/ca13eng.shtml

5.4.2 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Métis hunting rights, September 2003 http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/

National Archives of Canada, Scrip System: http://www.archives.ca/02/0201200103_e.html

National Archives of Canada, Métis scrip registry: http://www.archives.ca/05/0513/5_0_making_e/05130507_e.html

The Making of Treaty 8: Scrip and Speculators: http://www.albertasource.ca/treaty8/eng/Peoples_and_Places/ Profiles_of_the_Treaty_Makers/Bands_and_Nations/metis_scrip.html

National Métis Council: http://www.metisnation.ca/

Historical Maps:

Métis Resource Center Historical maps: http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/maps/

Canoe and York Boat routes, Red River Cart Trails: http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/maps/routes.htm

Historical Map of Red River Settlement shows English and French settlements: http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/maps/rrsettlement1870.htm

Trails and Routes 1811 – 1869 http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/maps/trails_routes.htm

Métis settlements in Cypress Hills area of Saskatchewan-Alberta (1860s):  http://www.uleth.ca/vft/cypresshills/human.html

Ross House Museum http://www.mhs.mb.ca/info/museums/ross/index.shtml

Kildonan Presbyterian Cemetery, second oldest cemetery in Winnipeg, burial site of many of the Selkirk settlers: http://www.kildonanpresbyteriancemetery.com/

History of Canada, The Selkirk Settlers: http://www.linksnorth.com/canada-history/theselkirk.html

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives: Lord Selkirk: http://www.canadiana.org/hbc/person/selkirk1_e.html

Métis Resource Centre, Grant to Lord Selkirk and settlement routes: http://www.metisresourcecentre.mb.ca/maps/selkirk_grant.htm

Canada’s Digital Collections, History of Peguis First Nation: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/peguis/History.html

Manitobna Hertaige Council Commemorative Plaques, Chief Peguis: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/hrb/plaques/plaq0206.html

Chief Peguis and His Descendants – Albert Thompson (written by a great-great-grandson of Chief Peguis), on-line at: http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.asp?id=2583

5.4.2 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

Learning Experience 5.4.3: Conflict and Reform
5.4.3 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

5.4.3 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Upper Canada: Canadian Confederation http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2100-e.html

Lower Canada: Canadian Confederation http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2200-e.html

The Union of Upper and Lower Canada http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpContent.html&chapter_id=5&episode_id=7

Parks Canada, Queenston Heights National Historic Site: http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/on/queenston/index_E.asp

National Library of Canada, Toward Confederation, Lower Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2200-e.html

National Library of Canada, Toward Confederation, Upper Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2100-e.html

Confederation for Kids, Province of Canada: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/index-e.html

Pioneer Life in Upper Canada: http://www.projects.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/pioneer/village_life.htm

Canadian Encyclopedia, Upper Canada http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=J0008268&MenuClosed=0

Canadian Encyclopedia, Lower Canada: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=J0004792&MenuClosed=0

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canada Hall, Towns and Trade: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canp1/canp1eng.shtml

National Library of Canada: Susanne Moodie and Catherine Parr Traill: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/moodie-traill/index-e.html

Family Compact: http://www.questia.com/library/encyclopedia/family-compact-in-canadian-history.jsp

Canada in the Making – Responsible Government http://www.canadiana.org/citm/specifique/responsable_e.html

Canadian Encyclopedia, Robert Baldwin: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=A0000479&mState=1

Canadian Encyclopedia, Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0004461

The 1837 -1838 Rebellions: http://www.edunetconnect.com/cat/rebellions/index.html

Canadian Museum of Civilization, History of the Vote in Canada:  http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/elections/el_000_e.shtml

Canadian Encyclopedia, Responsible Government: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0006792

5.4.3 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

Learning Experience 5.4.4: Negotiating Confederation
5.4.4 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Confederation for Kids http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/index-e.html

Confederation for Kids, Provinces: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2000-e.html

Confederation for Kids, Maps: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-4010-e.html

Atlas of Canada, Historical Maps, Territorial Evolution, 1867: http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution/1867

Atlas of Canada, Historical Maps, British North America  circa 1823: http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/historical/preconfederation/ britishnorthamerica1823

Canadian Heritage Gallery, Fathers of Confederation: http://www.canadianheritage.ca/reproductions/20024.htm

Archives of Canada, Fathers of Confederation: http://data2.archives.ca/ap/c/c006799.jpg

Great Sites for Kids - Learning Centre - Library and Archives  Canada. Student information/activities on times of Confederation  http://www.collectionscanada.ca/education/008-2011-e.html#d

National Archives of Canada, “Confederation, The Much-Fathered Youngster”: http://data2.archives.ca/ap/c/c005812.jpg

5.4.4 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Canada in the Making, Rep by pop: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/themes/constitution/constitution12_e.html#repbypop

Canadian Encyclopedia, rep by pop: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0006776

National Library of Canada. Confederation for Kids, New Brunswick: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2020-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Newfoundland: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-3060-e.html

National Library of Canada. Confederation for Kids, Newfoundland: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2110-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Nova Scotia: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-3080-e.html

National Library of Canada, Confederation for Kids, Nova Scotia: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2030-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Prince Edward Island: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2200-e.html

National Library of Canada, Confederation for Kids, Prince Edward Island: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2080-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Québec: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-3120-e.html

National Library of Canada. Confederation for Kids, Québec: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2040-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, Ontario: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-3100-e.html

National Library of Canada, Confederation for Kids, Ontario: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-2010-e.html

Atlas of Canada, The Territorial Evolution of Canada, 1867: http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution/1867-1999

Canadian Encyclopedia, research keyword “Confederation”: www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com

National Library of Canada, Towards Confederation, Political Cartoons: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-6000-e.html

National Library of Canada, Confederation for Kids, Glossary: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-6000-e.html

Canada’s Digital Collections, The Charlottetown Conference: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/charlottetown/index.html

The Canadian Constitution: Introduction to Canada’s Constitutional Framework: http://www.mapleleafweb.com/features/canadian-constitution-introduction-canada-s-constitutional-framework

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, The Québec Conference : http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2600-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, The London Conference http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2700-e.html

Early Canadiana Online, Canada in the Making: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/themes/constitution/constitution12_e.html

British North America Act, 1867 (later called the Constitution Act 1867): http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/const/index.html (original text)

British North America Act, 1867 (original text - later called the Constitution Act 1867): http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/const/index.html

Early Canadiana Online, Government in Canada: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/imagepopups/mod-can-auth_e.html

Canadian Confederation, People at http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2300-e.html

National Library of Canada, Confederation for Kids, People: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/kids/023002-3000-e.html

National Library of Canada, Confederation, The Charlottetown Conference: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2500-e.html

Canada’s Digital Collections, Canadian Portraits: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/portraits/docs/gov/ecangov.ht

5.4.4 APPLYING STRATEGIES

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, The Charlottetown Conference: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2500-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, The Québec Conference: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2600-e.html

National Library of Canada, Canadian Confederation, London Conference: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/confederation/023001-2700-e.html