Download the following file to open the ppt that accompanies our lesson on historical significance.
The campaigns for the October 19 Federal election are well under way. The following resources can help you become more informed about the platforms and positions of the major parties. As no candidates for the Bloc are running in British Columbia, I have chosen not to include them in this list of major parties.
- Did you find that the understandings gained from the two sources are more similar or more different?
- Equally positive? Equally negative? More positive? More negative?
- Explain with examples
- What were the biggest differences between the two texts? Be sure to use specific examples to explain.
Choose either A or B. Write a position statement (aka a thesis) in which you state your opinion about the statement. How true is it? Complete the T-chart that follows to show what reasons and evidence you would use to support your position, while keeping in mind alternate arguments.
A) In the second half of the twentieth century, Canada proved to be a fully mature and influential nation in global affairs. Evaluate this statement. (In simpler terms, how accurate do you feel this statement to be?) Support your answer with details about Canada’s foreign policy and international involvement between 1945-2000.
B) By building a truly just society, this beautiful, rich and energetic country of ours can become a model in which every citizen will enjoy his fundamental rights, in which two great linguistic communities and people of many cultures will live in harmony, and in which every individual will find fulfillment. (Trudeau April 6, 1968 .) To what extent did Canada achieve Trudeau’s vision? Use information relating to society, Quebec, First Nations, immigration and multiculturalism to support your position.
|Reasons and evidence supporting in support||Reasons and evidence refuting the statement.|