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Think Like a Historian: The Last Hundred Days

To mark the centennial of the Last Hundred Days of the First World War (August 8 to November 11, 1918), Historica Canada has created this education guide, designed to help educators and students think critically about primary sources as they learn about this period in Canadian history. The activities in this guide accompany the Think Like a Historian: The Last Hundred Days video series.

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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.

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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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The War of 1812: Overview Guide

This education guide uses themes of perspective, identity, historical significance, legacy, and personalities to engage students with defining moments in Canadian history, international relations, and Aboriginal and multicultural history. This guide is made possible with generous support from TD Bank Group.

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How to Find a Reliable Online Source

There is a lot of information online but not all of it is accurate or reliable. Making sure that you have good source material is the first step towards developing a great essay or project. But how can you tell the difference between a good source and a bad one? The following tips will help you decide and make choosing sources a little easier.

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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.