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Richard Pierpoint: Heritage Minute

This learning tool complements Historica Canada’s Richard Pierpoint Heritage Minute by exploring his life and the experiences and contributions of Black soldiers in the War of 1812. This learning tool is made possible with generous support from the Government of Canada.

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First World War Education Guide

To mark the centenary of the First World War, Historica Canada, the country’s largest organization dedicated to enhancing awareness of Canada’s history and citizenship, has created this educational guide to assist teachers and students in learning about Canada’s involvement in this global conflict.

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Record of Service Education Guide

This education guide has been created to accompany The Memory Project’s DVD, Record of Service: Canadian Contributions to International Peace and Security, which features the testimonies of 15 Canadian veterans of the Second World War through to the war in Afghanistan.

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The Fenian Raids Education Guide

The Fenian Raids have not figured prominently in Canadian history, but they are often cited as an important factor in Confederation. Using the concepts created by Dr. Peter Seixas and the Historical Thinking Project, this Guide complements Canadian middle-school and high-school curricula. It invites students to deepen their understanding of the wider context in which Confederation took place through research and analysis, engaging discussion questions, and group activities.